Brousseau, Francine 1951–

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Brousseau, Francine 1951–

PERSONAL: Born September 6, 1951, in Amos, Quebec, Canada; daughter of Émilien (in sales) and Therese (an office clerk; maiden name, Baril) Brousseau; children: Christian Hudon, Nicolas Hudon. Ethnicity: "Canadian." Education: Laval University, B.A., 1974; National School of Public Administration (ENAP), M.P.A., 1994.

ADDRESSES: Office—Canadian Postal Museum, Canadian Museum of Civilization, 100 Laurier St., P.O. Box 3100, Station B, Gatineau, Quebec J8X 4H2, Canada. E-mail[email protected]; [email protected]

CAREER: PLURAM, Inc., Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, project officer, 1975–81; Parks Canada, Quebec City, historian, 1977–78; National Assembly of Quebec, Quebec City, research officer, 1978–81, information officer, 1981; Société du Musée des Grandes-Rivières, Hull, Quebec, project director, 1981–83; National Postal Museum, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, curator of works of art, 1984–88; National Postal Museum, Hull, curator of exhibitions, 1988–90; Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau, Quebec, director of Canadian Postal Museum, 1990–, director of exhibitions, 2000–. Centre psycho-pédagogique de Quebéc, Inc., teacher of French and geography, 1976–77; Parks Canada, architectural analyst, 1982; consultant in history and museology. Musée de la civilisation, Quebec City, board member, 1986–93; Commission des biens culturels du Québec, board member, 1994–98; Fondation des partenaires de la Biosphère de Montréal, board member, 1996–. Exhibitions: Curator of exhibitions for Canadian Museum of Civilization and Canadian Postal Museum, including "Jean Paul Lemieux: His Canada" and "Special Delivery: Canada's Postal Heritage."

MEMBER: International Association of Transport and Communication Museums (vice president and board member, 1998–), International Council of Museums, Canadian Museum Association (board member, 1998–; president, 2001–03;), American Association of Museums, Société des musées québécois (board member, 1993–96), Association régionale de natation de l'Outaouais (board member, 1986–90), Société du Musée des Grandes Rivìeres (board member, 1982–83), Club Aquatique de Gatineau (board member, 1985–90; board chair, 1998–90).

WRITINGS:

Jean Paul Lemieux: His Canada, Canadian Postal Museum (Gatineau, Quebec, Canada), 1998.

(Coeditor) Special Delivery: Canada's Postal Heritage, Goose Lane Editions (Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada), 2001.

Also contributor to periodicals.

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