Executive Director Richard McCoy

Executive Director

Richard McCoy, CAE

Richard McCoy, CAE, is an innovative and strategic professional with over twenty-five years’ experience working with health-related not-for-profit associations and foundations which includes fifteen-years as Executive Director. His major focus was to manage conferences and professional development programs for specialists in the field of infectious disease, medical microbiology and respirology. Richard also has experience as a small business owner. His volunteer board experience includes organizations in meeting planning (e.g. Meetings Professionals International) and HIV (e.g. Bruce House) as well as the Ottawa Hospital Auxiliary and the Canadian Council on Aging of Ottawa. He is a member of the Canadian Society of Association Executives.



Manager, Operations and Member Services<br />
Marie-Louise Doyle

Manager, Operations and Member Services

Marie-Louise Doyle

An award-winning event strategist, Marie-Louise brings with her over 25 years of project management skills specializing in event planning strategies, human resource solutions and operations management experience, and has been able to pivot to offer both virtual and now hybrid events.

Marie-Louise looks forward to providing member services support and also meeting and working with you at the 2023 conference in Ottawa.

Should you have any questions with regards to member services, or the conference, please feel free to reach out to ML at or use the website’s Contact form.

Michelle Beaupre Senior Communications Specialist at CAGFO, profile photo

Senior Communications Specialist

Michelle Beaupré, Bac Soc Sc, Conc Soc & Conc Mus; Fundraising Management, Honours

Michelle is a graduate of uOttawa and Algonquin College. She has come on board part-time, on an as needed basis, contracting through her own business Michelle Beaupré Fundraising Management and Website Design

Michelle has been updating the look, feel and functionality of the CAGFO website, and will maintain it going forward. Michelle designed the March newsletter and 2023 Conference Sponsorship Opportunities brochure. She is also updating and spring-cleaning the CAGFO membership database, so if you unsubscribed in the past but still want to be a member, or changed your email address, or if you don’t get the June 1st Newsletter but expected to, please reach out to Michelle by email so your information can be updated.