Nathalie Lévesque will henceforth assume the interim presidency of the Interprofessional Health Federation of Quebec (FIQ).
The latter was unanimously appointed by the executive committee of the FIQ, Wednesday evening, during an extraordinary national council, held behind closed doors, bringing together the delegates of all the unions affiliated to the FIQ and the FIQP. .
Ms. Lévesque was notably Vice-President of the Committee since 2017 and had political co-responsibility for the Labor Relations sector. With a united and determined Executive Committee, “it is ready to carry with aplomb and leadership the voice of 76,000 healthcare professionals,” the organization said in a press release on Wednesday.
Recall that last Friday, Nancy Bédard, formerly at the head of the FIQ, announced that she was starting a reflection to take a step back as to her future in the organization.
The lady, reelected in June at the head of the FIQ for a second term, was also the subject of a motion of no confidence during a closed session of the National Council on October 4. The next day, the vice-president of the union organization, Kathleen Bertrand, announced her resignation during the executive council.
Elections should take place next December in order to elect a new president to the FIQ and to fill the vacant position of vice-president.