It is with great pleasure that I introduce the ambassadors for the 2022 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-Anne 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 CEO of Tonik Web Studio and Yannick Web as well as associate of Groupe MCS5 real estate group. 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…

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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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Charline Malette

My name is Charline Malette, I am 34 years old and I am a mother of two little girls. I am passionate about travel and I love everything related to fashion and well-being. I have always loved helping others, which is why I worked as a practical nurse for 8 years. I spent my childhood in hospitals with my sister who had a mitral valve malformation. Heart disease and all the foundations that go with it have always been part of our daily lives. She had several open-heart operations and sadly…

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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 has now just surpassed. 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…

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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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Jozyam Fontaine

Mother of two, Jozyam holds a bachelor's degree in teaching.  She changed careers to have more time with her small family. At the age of 25, she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, which made her more vulnerable to cardiovascular disease. Her doctor strongly recommended that she take charge of her health; so she started to move more. Instead of taking the elevator, she started taking the stairs among other things. Part of her insurance work is to raise awareness of the financial risks…

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Kamille Quesnel

Her name is Kamille Quesnel, and she will turn 20 next June. She graduated from Collège Nouvelles Frontières in 2019, 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 two years ago. Then, a few months later, the father of her spouse suffered a heart attack. It was taken on time and…

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Marcan Laramée

Marcan Laramée, 28 years old and proudly wears the emblem of ambassador for the Red Dress Gala 2022 in Gatineau. A co-founder of Startup Café, which specializes in specialized coaching for startups and growing companies, Marcan also shares his time with young entrepreneurs in the region to help them develop their business project. Whether through a conference or a coffee, he gets involved to make a difference. Raised mainly by his mother, she is everything to him. She showed him…

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Nathalie Dubois

Heart disease has affected my family very closely. As a child, my cousin Vanessa was diagnosed with a heart defect. She learned painfully, but courageously, to live with it for 31 years. Unfortunately, with a tired body, but a soul at peace, Vanessa passed away in April 2021. Just like the family and especially like Vanessa, we never gave up hope over the years. Science and doctors were trusted. The people involved were extraordinary. Vanessa was a fighter, a persevering girl, despite her…

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Olivier Sweeney

His name: Olivier Sweeney, and he is 34 years old.  He has been a carpenter/joiner by trade for 9 years now and he loves this job because as it is manual, it allows him to create places where people will be able to enjoy and create memories. It is also this passion that pushed him to open his own construction company.  A company that specializes in the manufacture of patios, pergolas and various wooden structures. Cycling, mountain biking and mountain hiking are some of his favorite…

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Sabrina Chantigny

Her name is Sabrina Chantigny and she is 23, a young mother of three, 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 20 years with her spouse and even her 3 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 been…

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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 13 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 48-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 2024. 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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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 10 years and 9 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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