Parallel Session 3.4: For Strengthening the Community

Sokchiveneath Taing Chhoan is the Socio-Economic Development Senior Manager and sits on the Management Committee at FCNQ (Fédération des Coopératives du Nouveau-Québec), where he has held several positions over the past 29 years. His first mandate as Senior Manager was to create the Nunavik financial services cooperative, a banking services for all Nunavimmiut of the fourteen communities in partnership with the Caisse d’ économie solidaire Desjardins from 2007-2015 and, later on, leading all local projects for the cooperatives and some at the FCNQ activities. He is also responsible for the insurance coverage for all 14 cooperatives, the FCNQ, and the 11’s FCNQ Subsidiaries.

Sokchiveneath is a Member of the Chartered Administrators Order of Quebec (ADM.A.) and graduated from Saint Mary’s University with a Master of Management of Co-operatives and Credit Unions (MMCCU) in Autumn 2020. He has earned a Master’s Degree short program in Financial Performance at TÉLUQ (UQAM) and a Bachelor in Management from the HEC-Montreal. He represents FCNQ and its member cooperatives by sitting on the board of directors of several organizations: Conseil québécois de la coopération et de la mutualité (CQCM), Caisse d’ économie solidaire Desjardins, Nunavik Social Economy Round Table, Schefferville Petro inc., delegate for Cooperatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC), Nunavik cooperative development fund (Chairperson), and participating in all nine FCNQ subsidiaries board of Directors.