Vice President & Chair of the Governance Committee (Quebec)
Since 2006, Luc Fortin has been president of the Quebec Musicians’ Guild, a professional association of more than 3200 freelance musicians. A partner of the American Federation of Musicians and member of the International Federation of Musicians, the Guild defends and promotes the economic, social, moral and professional interests of its members. Fortin is also a board member for the Canadian Conference of Musicians, which unites Canadian musicians’ associations who are members of the American Federation of Musicians, and vice-president of the board of the Fonds d’investissement de la culture et des communications (FICC), a venture capital fund that acts as a financial partner for companies that create, produce, distribute and promote cultural products and services. He acts as trustee of the Canadian Musicians’ Pension Fund and has been appointed to the Standing Committee of the Socio-economic status of artists by the Quebec Minister of Culture.
With a masters degree in music from the University of Montréal, Fortin is also a professional musician and manager of his own record label and publishing company. He is currently a municipal councillor for Verchères, Quebec.
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