Francine LeBlanc-Lebel is the 72nd President of the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF).
A teacher for more than three decades, Francine is a graduate of Laurentian University. A true northerner, she has been with le Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario for her entire teaching career, teaching Grades 6 and 7.
Francine, a member of l’Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens (AEFO), has been active on the provincial level of AEFO for many years. Her experience includes negotiating as well as serving on the AEFO Provincial Executive. She has also been an OTF Governor, Executive Member and previous President.
Francine believes that OTF’s role is to be the unifying voice in safeguarding the teaching profession, teachers’ pensions, and public education in Ontario. This belief has been and will continue to be her guide as OTF President.