Four members make up the work team : A Director General, financial management officer, sewing and embroidery instructor and special education instructor. Team members continuously seek to upgrade their skills. This ensures that they use the most suitable professional approach towards their clientele.
Through a partnership agreement with the Montreal School Board, a specialized educator of the Centre des ressources éducatives et pédagogiques (Educational and Teaching Resources Centre) joined our team. Two days a week, she facilitates verbalization and artistic creation workshops for the artisans.
The Director General
Gaétan Gagné has been holding the position of Director General since January 2013. With more than twenty-five years of solid experience working with a diversified clientele, Gaétan Gagné worked as a specialized educator for six years at L’Atelier le Fil d’Ariane. A graduate from Université Laval in organizational management, Mr Gagné continues with pride and determination to work with the Atelier’s artisans.
Financial management officer
Arrived at l’Atelier le Fil d’Ariane in January 2017, Kadiatou Haïdara occupies the function financial management officer. Graduated from Université du Québec à Montréal, she completed her studies in accounting in 2013.
Special education instructor
In April 2017, we welcomed as special education instructor Charline Beaudry within the team of l’Atelier le Fil d’Ariane. Charline completed in 2015 a technique in specialized education at the Cégep du Vieux-Montréal. She is responsible for the follow-up of artisans files and proceeds to the evaluation of new applicants. She livens up diverse workshops favoring the autonomy as well as the social development skills of artisans. She oversees punctually embroidery workshops.
Sewing and embroidery instructor
Anouk Kouri has held this position since January 2008. She is responsible for the finishing touches of all embroideries. A fashion design graduate, Anouk supervises a group of artisans who sew the linings, an important step to finishing an embroidery. Since August 2014, Anouk has also been overseeing the embroidery work schedules and guides the artisans in their embroidery learning techniques.