It is with great pleasure that I introduce the ambassadors for the 2019 Red Dress Gala Gatineau.

These people with a heart of gold support our cause for a healthy heart of women.  Thank you for helping in creating survivors and saving lives ❤️

Jo-Anne Swanson

Directrice, Gala Robe Rouge Gatineau

In April 2015, her life took a turn - having suffered a massive heart attack, with 40% damage to her heart, Jo-Ane now devotes most of her time to this cause. The ultimate advice she strives to convey to people is without contradiction to adopt healthy daily habits to prevent ... Since most people do not know it, know that heart disease, including stroke, is the leading cause of early death rates in women. Given the ease of access to information as well as technological and medical advances,…

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Alain Filiatrault

Alain Filiatrault is the president of Tonik Web Studio as well as a web and motivational speaker. Known as a fervent of digital strategies, Alain is first and foremost a great source of motivation as he is constantly seeking to inspire others to success and self-fulfillment. He decided to speak at conferences in order to help others achieve their goals, to push them to excel and to create individual empowerment. It is for this reason that Alain is pleased to contribute to the cause of stroke…

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Anne Marie Laperle

Anne-Marie Laperle, a kind-hearted woman who feels privileged to be able to be involved as an ambassador for the Red Dress Gala Gatineau. Heart disease and stroke have affected her loved ones and many families around her. As they say ... Prevention is better than cure. This cause allows her to raise awareness while having a lot of fun. The team girl in her is very happy to join the other ambassadors, all united for love. She would like to thank all of her relatives and friends for their…

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Francine and Stéphane

I introduce our ambassador couple for 2020 - Stéphane Séguin and Francine Cloutier - they are parents of 4 children and grandparents of a grandson. They both work in the public domain. Francine is in the school field and Stéphane is a sales advisor and MAYOR  of the municipality of Montpellier. Stéphane suffered a myocardial infarction in September 2018, a surprise because he had no apparent symptoms. Obviously, following this incident, many things have changed…

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Gabor Hegedus

When his father-in-law survived a stroke, Gabor Hegedus did not know that he would soon be offered the opportunity to get involved in this great cause. What an honor! Jo-Anne Swanson, the director of this Gala, was only 44 when she survived a massive heart attack; the age he has right now. He does not believe that this "coincidence" is a chance of life. Singer, actor and musician by profession, Gab is also the editor of Chelsea / Chelsea Neighbors. After completing his studies in…

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Isabelle Carbonneau

Nurse by profession, Isabelle Carbonneau worked with, accompanied and cared for women who had a heart attack or stroke, and also helped family members who have suffered and are still suffering from it. It is with great pleasure that she gets involved with the Red Dress Gala to make a difference for these women and to help them in a healthy lifestyle and to stop cardiovascular disease. Isabelle is involved in her community for women with two organizations, Fées de l'Outaouais helping…

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Isabelle Jean

Her name is Isabelle Jean, a passionate, energetic and energetic woman. She has the honor of having married an exceptional man. Together, they are raising two adorable sons. She is a person who cares about people's well-being. Moreover, for more than a decade, her professional mandate has been, in every respect, in keeping with her values ​​and beliefs. As a nursing assistant and now a teacher in various professions in the health sector, she educates the people around her about the…

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Kamille Quesnel

Her name is Kamille Quesnel, and she will turn 18 next June. She graduated from Collège Nouvelles Frontières last year, and is currently studying architecture techniques at Cegep de l'Outaouais. Since a young age, dancing has always been her passion. This year, Kamille took the decision to participate in this beautiful cause since for 3 years she accompanied Nouhed Chabani, who was ambassador for 4 years. Kamille decided to become deeply involved this year when she realized…

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Liliane Rukerankiko

Liliane Rukerankiko is a computer scientist at the Department of Foreign Affairs.  A dynamic and involved woman in her community, she is always attentive to others and takes part in many activities of organizations that help people in need. Her friends and family are very important to her. Mother of two teenage twin boys, she is sensitive to the importance of balancing her professional, social and family life. Having lost loved ones to stroke, she decided to become involved in the…

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Manon Delorme

Manon Delorme is proud to be an ambassador for a second year in a row. She is full of energy and loves challenges. She speaks a little loud, but she also has a small sensitive side. She has known The Red Dress Gala since the beginning as part of her duties on Radio 94.9 Rouge. It is a cause that touches her very closely because her mother died of heart disease a little over a year ago. Then, a few months later, the father of her spouse suffered a heart attack. It was taken on time and he is…

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Michelle Cormier

Michelle Cormier is an entrepreneur with a keen sense of leadership and business. Recipient of the Lieutenant Governor of Quebec Award in 2006, she is inspired to build strategies to surround herself only with positive, positive people that makes her passion. Mother of 2 girls, 16 and 20 years old and she is now grandmother of a little boy. Professional or personal, she makes her roadtrip of life, to make it her light today. Being younger, Michelle lost her grandmother after 2 strokes she…

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Olivier Sweeney

His name is Olivier Sweeney, and he is 32 years old. He is a carpenter by trade for the last 7 years now. He loves this job because as it is manual, it allows him to create houses and places where people will be able to build and create memories.   He is also a step-dad to two teenage 16 and 17 years old and Oliver is always ready to face new challenges. Bicycling is his favorite sport, he lives and breathes bicycle. He even decided, in February 2019, to open his own bicycle repair…

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Sabrina Chantigny

Her name is Sabrina Chantigny and she is 21, a young mother of two, she is more aware of the importance of good health. Her husband supports her in her quest for good health. Animal Care Attendant at the SPCA, she ensures a healthy environment for animals. She has been bowling for 18 years with her spouse and even her 1 ½ year old daughter enjoys this family activity. Arterial health and heart function can be altered by many factors, many of which are unaware. In honor of those who have…

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Stéphanie Méthé

For those who do not know her, she is Stéphanie Méthé, business coach, author, host and speaker. Communicator for 11 years, she has worked as a presenter in several radio and television stations in Quebec, mainly in the Outaouais. So you may have heard her at Rouge Fm and TVA. It is with great pleasure that this year, she joins this great bunch ambassadors of the Red Dress Gala! This is a cause she really cares about because she believes it is important to take care of…

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Susy Barre

Susy Barre, a 46-year-old beautiful lady, mother of two grown-up boys and step-mom of a handsome young man, and a daughter.  She is full of life and is engaged to a wonderful man who will be her husband in February 2021. Susy agreed, for a second year in a row, to honor the role of ambassador of the Red Dress Gala. She decided to embark on this beautiful and crazy adventure again and again in honor of the courage and resilience of our honorary ambassador, and her good friend, Nadia…

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Sylvie Millette

Let me introduce to you Sylvie Millette who is ambassador for a second consecutive year. She is the proud mother of a young woman of 35 years and a young man of 26 years who are her great pride. She works at CISSSO as a surgical programming planner, and demonstrates great sensitivity and compassion for her patients. She chose to join in this cause, since her mother had a stroke a few years ago. Sylvie is a real ball of energy that cultivates respect, listening and good humor. For her, life is…

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Tina Beaudoin

As a training educator, Tina has always been sensitive to people's well-being and social awareness. She is mother of two beautiful children aged 8 years and 7 years and her spouse supports her in all her follies. She has long sought a cause in which she could become involved and feel that she is contributing in her own way to the advancement and improvement of society. With her social and community involvement at heart, she chose a cause that touches the people, the Heart and Stroke…

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