Louise Castonguay – VP Community Health and Wellness: VP Atlantic Zone Canada

Louise Castonguay

Louise Castonguay has more than  30 years’ experience with the Canadian Red Cross, including since 2012 as Vice-President, Atlantic, where she has overall responsibility for Red Cross programs and services throughout New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

From 2015-2018, she also served nationally as Vice-President, Community Health and Wellness.

Louise joined the Canadian Red Cross in 1988 and six years later became provincial director for New Brunswick as well as director of community health for the Atlantic region. She was instrumental to the development of major partnerships with government in New Brunswick for a number of community health initiatives as well as an agreement formalizing Red Cross support to government in times of disaster, such as providing emergency social services like shelter, feeding and clothing.
Internationally, Louise accompanied medical relief flights to Siberia and the Maldives and assisted the American Red Cross response to Hurricane Andrew. 
She holds a Bachelor degree in Administration and a Certificate in Gerontology from Université de Moncton.
Louise has four children and resides in Dieppe, New Brunswick, with her husband Rick.