One Team

François Rioux

François Rioux

President of Edphy International

With a bachelor’s degree in communications and graduate from the National School of Humor in 2003, François joined the Edphy family that same year. He has occupied almost all of the positions offered at Edphy, and has been involved in the various spheres of the organization. He now holds a master’s degree in business administration and is president of Edphy International, focusing primarily on the marketing, finance and development aspects of the company. François is also a part-time lecturer at HEC business school.

Marilyse Richard-Robert

Marilyse Richard-Robert

Executive Director

Former elementary teacher, Marilyse learned to combine animation (one of her greatest passions) and education for several years while teaching and occupying different positions in camps during the summer. Since 2014, she decided to focus solely on her duties as Executive Director and is primarily responsible for managing the human resources and operations of the various Edphy camps. Now mother of a pretty little girl, her goal is to ensure that young children (and the not so young ones) live an enriching experience that will make an impact on their lives forever.

Lara Pettinicchio

Lara Pettinicchio

Executive Assistant (programs & human ressources - day camps)

Former elementary teacher, Lara has always had a passion for working with children, as well as the necessary leadership skills to work in management. Having joined our team in 2012, Lara has occupied many different positions at Edphy, and as of this year, alongside our executive director, her role is to focus on the development of our programs, operations and human resources management.

Catherine Richard

Catherine Richard

Executive Assistant (programs & human ressources - Nature center)

After having worked in day camps for the last few summers, Catherine decided, in 2018, to take a great leap and become implicated in the coordination of operations and human resources of our Nature center/summer camp. With a bachelor’s degree in Physical education, and passionate of the great outdoors, she is now working in collaboration with the executive director to ensure that all campers from here and elsewhere experience a unique stay.

Guillaume Mallette

Guillaume Mallette

Project Manager

Having been active in sports and recreation for several years, specifically as a ski school director, Guillaume joined our team in 2015. He now works closely with the President and ensures the sales of Edphy International’s programs and services locally and internationally.

Marie-Emilie Grégoire

Marie-Emilie Grégoire

Customer Service Manager

With a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and a certificate in post-secondary teaching, Marie-Émilie is dynamic, active and passionate about sports. Member of the Edphy team since 2017 and mother of two children, she enjoys working with people and is always ready to listen to parents’ questions and tend to their needs to ensure she guides them towards the right services. One call with her and you will definitely be convinced!

Claudia Morin

Claudia Morin

Coordinator of Edphy International Day Camp at Regina Assumpta

After having occupied multiple positions, such as chief counsellor in two of our Montreal day camps as well as coordinator of l’Académie Ste-Thérèse, she has decided to come back to her sources and coordinate our Regina Assumpta camp. Studying to be an Elementary school teacher, she feels privileged to be able to share her passion for animation with children for a 6th year at Camp Edphy and she is very excited to begin the new season.

Laurence Jacques

Laurence Jacques

Coordinator of Edphy International Day Camp at Edouard-Montpetit

For a second year, Laurence will continue her duties at the camp in which she began working for in 2013. This student in educational psychology is thrilled to be part of the Edphy team and to work again with her team of animators all while adding her personal touch, and ensuring that each and every camper has an amazing summer!

Xavier Lefebvre

Xavier Lefebvre

Coordinator of Edphy International Day Camp at Dorval Jean XXIII

It is Xavier Lefebvre that will take over for a second year in a row our day camp in Dorval. This Mechanical Engineering student will be entering his fourth year with us and has been impressing us since the beginning! Very happy to once again see the campers to whom he is very attached, he, with the help of his team, are ready to make them live an unforgettable summer!

Charlyne Labelle

Charlyne Labelle

Coordinator of Edphy International Day Camp at Ste-Thérèse
Sandra Thabet

Sandra Thabet

Coordinator of Edphy International Day Camp at Villa Maria

Coordinator of our Regina Assumpta day camp since 2013, Sandra has decided to take on a new challenge this summer by coordinating our biggest day camp: Villa Maria! Studying to be Social Sciences teacher at the high school level, she is thrilled to once again be a part of the Edphy team and to collaborate once again with a team of dynamic counsellors and specialists.

Sandrine Ladouceur

Sandrine Ladouceur

Coordinator of Edphy International day camp at Beaubois

She has been very implicated in the organization and operation of the camp since its opening in 2016. Sandrine will continue to coordinate our Beaubois College camp for a second year in a row. She is a student in civil engineering and she is thrilled to see the children she worked with and to ensure they have an unforgettable summer in the school that was once hers!