About Us

Get to know our history and how our movement has been helping youths for over a century! Get acquainted with the members of our Board of Directors and our agency’s team. Finally, track our yearly accomplishments thanks to our annual reports.

Our history in Greater Montreal

  • 1903 – The movement starts in the United-States.
  • 1913  – The movement begins in Canada.
  • 1975 – The Greater Montreal agency is founded. Back then, the agency only provided matches for boys.
  • 1980 – The Greater Montreal agency starts offering matches for girls through the Big Sister program. The same year, it becomes affiliated with United Way.
  • 1985 – On April 18th, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Montreal celebrates their 10th anniversary with a Charity Diner at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel. The large-scale event welcomes several high-profile personalities, including then-mayor Jean Drapeau, Guy Lafleur, Sylvie Bernier, Jean-Pierre Ferland and, finally, the Prime Minister of Canada, Pierre-Eliott Trudeau.
  • 1989  – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Montreal partners with the Prometheus Project and merges in 1992. The In-School mentoring program still exists today and matches close to 150 children every year, in over 25 partner schools.
  • 1998 – The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Montreal Foundation is created to help finance the agency’s development.
  • 2013 – The national Big Brothers Big Sisters movement celebrates 100 years in Canada. Over 33,000 children and teens have been helped since the inception of the movement.
  • 2015 – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Montreal moves into new facilities in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve area. The fresh start allows the team to update and upgrade their services.
  • 2019 – Big Brothers Big Sisters is reinventing itself and adopting a new look. We have adopted a cooler style, a new image and a new approach.
  • Currently – Our agency employs approximately 15 people and offers services to over 1,600 youths every year.

Annual Reports

 

2023 – 2024
2022 – 2023
2021 – 2022
2020 – 2021
2019 – 2020

Financial statements :
2024 – 20232022

T3010 Registered Charity Information Return :
202320222021

Staff

Administrative Members

Amélie Martel Interim General Manager
Sylvain Chaleteix Marketing and Communications Director
François Fritsch Fundraising and Event Coordinator
Marianne Narbey Fundraising and Event Coordinator Operations Coordinator
Lyne Charron Administrative Assistant

Mentoring Coordinators

Anaïs Légal-Ferrer Mentoring Coordinator
(Vacant position) Mentor Recruitement Coordinator
Crystal Alexander Mentoring Coordinator
France Chaput Mentoring Coordinator
Guillaume Zagar Mentoring Coordinator
Omar Mustafa Mentoring Coordinator
Veronique Belanger Project Manager – Provincial Mentoring Program

Board of Directors

Marc-Andre_Thibault_BBBS Montreal

PRESIDENT

Marc-André Thibault

MAT Solutions

Sonia Bergeron Board of Directors BBBS Montreal

VICE-PRESIDENT – Governance

Sonia Bergeron

Professionals’ Financial

Charlotte Lemieux

SECRETARY

Charlotte Lemieux

Université de Sherbrooke

Joel Mimeault, Board Member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of greater Montreal

TREASURER – Finance

Joël Mimeault

ROY.

Mehdi Ben Aissa Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Montreal

ADMINISTRATOR – Philanthropy

Mehdi Ben Aissa

Ubiweb

Ghassan Brax BBBS Montreal

ADMINISTRATOR – Governance

Ghassan Brax

Canadian Red Cross

Jeremiah Curvers BBBS Greater Montreal

ADMINISTRATOR – Philanthropy

Jeremiah Curvers

Polysleep

William Gagné, Board Member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of greater Montreal

ADMINISTRATOR 

William Gagné

Langlois Lawyers

Andrée-Anne-Gauthier BBBS Montreal

ADMINISTRATOR – HR

Andrée-Anne Gauthier

 eStruxture Data Centers

Gregory Kunz, Board Member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of greater Montreal

ADMINISTRATOR – Governance

Gregory Kunz

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec

véronique Lescault BBBS MONTREAL

ADMINISTRATOR – Finance

Véronique Lescaut

American Express Global Business Travel

Julie Sauriol BBBS MONTREAL

ADMINISTRATOR 

Julie Sauriol

Énergir

Indra Cabello BBBS MONTREAL

ADMINISTRATOR

Indra Cabello

RBC

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