CIRA appoints Daniel Lapointe as new executive director

Daniel Lapointe

The Canadian Interventional Radiology Association (CIRA) Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Daniel Lapointe as CIRA’s new executive director on the association’s website.

Lapointe is a seasoned association executive and has served as chief staff officer at a number of associations, notably Katimavik, the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and the Canadian Hemophilia Society, the announcement notes. “In his role with these associations, Daniel has helped define and achieve their strategic goals with regards to membership growth, revenue diversification and branding. He has also been instrumental in influencing public policy on behalf of these organisations,” it adds.

“Since 2012, Daniel has worked as a consultant, a teacher and an author, helping not-for-profit organisations improve their governance and achieve their development goals. Daniel is an instructor at Université de Montréal, where he teaches two courses on association management. He is also the author of two acclaimed books, published in 2013 and 2016, on fundraising and good governance in the not-for-profit sector. Daniel holds an MBA at HEC Montréal and a Master’s of political science at Université du Québec à Montréal,” the announcement outlines.

The announcement further explains that Lapointe brings pragmatic decision-making and tremendous management experience to CIRA. “He is a well-known expert in not-for-profit association governance and operations. The CIRA Board is quite excited about the future of our organisation under Daniel’s leadership and his experience and expertise will be a great asset to the organisation,” the notice says.