SUZANNE LAMARRE began her term as Regional Commissioner for Quebec on June 30, 2008.
Prior to her appointment to the CRTC, she spent two decades at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, where she gained experience in broadcasting engineering and national and international regulatory affairs. From 2006 to 2008, she was a senior advisor in the area of national and international strategies, planning and regulation. As a director from 2000 to 2004, she prepared recommendations on new transmission technologies and spectrum utilization, among other technological issues. She also served as Acting Director of Regulatory Affairs for the CBC’s French-language networks.
Ms. Lamarre was a member of the Canadian delegation to the 2007 World Radiocommunication Conference organized by the International Telecommunication Union. In addition, she served as President of the Radio Advisory Board of Canada’s Broadcasting Committee between 2002 and 2004.
She holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the Université de Sherbrooke and, in 2005, she completed a Bachelor of Law at the Université de Montréal. In addition, Ms. Lamarre is a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec, the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia and the Barreau du Québec.
Her term ends on June 29, 2013.