Louis Adam

Title: 
Vice-Chair
Louis Adam has been involved with persons with disabilities for over 25 years. He was Executive Director of an employment organization for persons with disabilities on the South Shore of Montreal, where he created Canada's first vocational training centre for people with disabilities. He oversaw the establishment of innovative teaching programs, such as call-centre training for people with visual impairment, training in website design and maintenance for people with physical disabilities, and horticultural training for people with intellectual disabilities. He also established a business internship program for people with mental health problems. He has been Executive Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada - Québec Division since 2004 and is also actively involved with several other associations: he has been Treasurer of SPHERE-Québec since 2009; Board member of Maison Evelyne Opal, and Board President of HealthPartners Québec from 2010 to 2018. He is enthusiastic about fundraising events, and even climbed Kilimanjaro in 2011.