The Franco-American Centre welcomes John P. Tousignant as the organization’s new Executive Director. An experienced bilingual business executive with successes in volunteer management, client service and international trade, he brings diverse background across for-profit, not-for-profit and education sectors. John started his professional career as a French and Theater teacher at the secondary and post-secondary levels. Moving into international business, his executive roles included serving as Senior Vice President of ACA Assurance, overseeing the social, cultural and educational activities of 46 local volunteer-led chapters located throughout the Eastern United States and Canada.

In addition to his new role with the Franco-American Centre, John also currently serves as the Principal of Partnership Frontiers LLC, a management consulting firm. He looks forward to expanding educational and cultural programming while building upon the Centre’s dedicated membership base.