Our Team

Connect with Tech-Access Canada to make your innovation dreams come true.

Leading the future.

Our team is waiting to help commercialize your brilliant idea. Tap into the power of the TAC network to de-risk and accelerate your progress in getting an innovative concept onto store shelves.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors and Executive Team at Tech-Access Canada are committed to excellence in governance, transparency and ethics, and strive to continuously improve the governance structure and processes of the organization. The Board is composed of TAC leaders who were elected by the network membership and they are responsible for setting and adjusting the organizational objectives of Tech-Access Canada.

Nathalie Méthot

Chair of the Board, Tech-Access Canada
Director, Office of Research and Innovation
La Cité, Ottawa, ON


Peter Laffin

Vice-Chair of the Board
Director, Business Development, Centre for sensors and system integration (CSSI)
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), Edmonton, AB

David Berthiaume

Secretary and Treasurer of the Board, Tech-Access Canada
Executive Director, Kemitek
Cégep de Thetford, Thetford Mines, QC


Chloé Bois

General Manager, and NSERC Industrial Research Chair for Colleges in Functional Printing, Printability and Graphic Communications Institute (ICI)
Ahuntsic College, Montreal, QC

David Dexter

‎Director, Screen Industries Research and Training Centre (SIRT)
Sheridan College, Toronto, ON

Nancy Déziel

‎Executive Director, CNETE
Cégep de Shawinigan, Shawinigan, QC

Richard Gale

Director, Camosun Innovates
Camosun College, Victoria, BC 

Ray Hoemsen

President and Managing Director, NEXUS Manitoba
Former Executive Director, Research Partnerships & Innovation (Retired)
Red River College, Winnipeg, MB

Marie MacCormick

Program Director, SEATAC
Nova Scotia Community College, Dartmouth, NS

Lyndon Ashton

Centre Manager for the Canadian Food & Wine Institute (CFWI) Innovation Centre
Niagara College, Niagara on the Lake, ON

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