Rachelle Gagnon Chair
Rachelle Gagnon is a seasoned executive with expertise in Human Resources. She is currently Vice-President, People and Culture for Champlain Seafood, one of the world’s largest processors of premium lobster and crab, with companies in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Massachusetts. Previously, she was Vice President of Group Insurance for Assumption Life in Moncton, NB. She has held the roles of VP of Administration and Client Experience, VP and Chief of HR, Organizational Development and Sales Compensation, having worked with the company for over 25 years.
She currently participates on various committees and boards; besides Learnsphere, she is a member and past chair of the Executive Committee of the Maritime Chapter of ICD (Institute of Corporate Directors), and is a Board Director with Genoa Design International, a leader in production design and 3D modeling services to shipbuilding and offshore industries.
She has participated on many other boards: as Chair of the Board of Directors of NB Liquor, Vice-Chair of Service New Brunswick, and President of the Human Resources Association of New Brunswick (HRANB). She also sat on the Board of Friends of the Moncton Hospital Foundation, The Greater Moncton Chamber of Commerce and is a former Board Member of the Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations.
She taught for many years several modules of the Human Resources Management Program at UNB, NBCC-Moncton and CCNB-Dieppe on job and org design, recruitment, and retention.
She is a graduate of Université de Moncton and the University of New Brunswick (UNB) with degrees in psychology, public administration, and has an MBA. She completed the Director Program of the Institute of Corporate Directors and holds the designations of ICD.D and CPHR.
‘What Learnsphere has accomplished and continues to strive for is very impressive and I’m pleased to support the organization as a Director on the Board.’