The former minister and television personality Liza Frulla was named on Tuesday, Executive Director of the Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ).
The government announced his appointment by decree in a statement Tuesday afternoon, after the sitting of the Cabinet. She succeeds Lucille Daoust, who was for 13 years at the head of the ITHQ and announced his departure on 1 May.
Liza Frulla will also sit on the board of the organization.
Ms. Frulla was in turn Minister of the Government of Quebec and Minister in Ottawa. She was MP for the riding of Marguerite-Bourgeoys in the National Assembly from 1989 to 1998. She has held the positions of Minister of Communications and Culture Minister in the Liberal government of Robert Bourassa.
Liza Frulla made the jump into federal politics in 2002 by joining the Liberal government of Jean Chrétien. It will be Minister of Social Development and Heritage Minister before being defeated in the 2006 election in the riding of Jeanne-Le Ber.
It has long been commentator in the TV show The Ex Club, presented at RDI. She resigned in 2013 when the name of his spouse, André Morrow, was raised before the Charbonneau Commission, responsible for shedding light on the allegations of corruption and collusion in the construction industry.
Located in Montreal, the ITHQ claims to be the largest hotel management school in Canada specialized in tourism, hotel, catering and sommelier. The school offers vocational training programs (secondary), technical (college), higher and university, as well as continuing education.
The ITHQ also has a hotel and two restaurants pedagogical application, as well as a center of expertise and research.