L’Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario (AFO) is the uniting organization and the political voice of Francophonie in Ontario. Its mandate is to consult with the francophone community of Ontario and serve as its spokesperson. It most notably strives to promote and defend the rights of 744 000 Franco-Ontarians.
L’Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario (AFO) is the uniting organization and the political voice of Francophonie in Ontario.
A French Ontario united in its diversity, unified in its actions and collectively engaged to ensure its own well-being.
The Structure of the AFO
The AFO provides a framework for representation and consultation.
Click the following links to get more information on the different parts of the AFO.
- Annual General Meetings
- The Board of Directors
- The President
- Executive Management
- The AFO Team
This map provides information about the 5 regions of Ontario, as defined by the AFO.
The Board of Directors
The AFO is headed by a Board of Directors. The board has 11 members, including:
- the President;
- 1 representative from each of the 5 regions of Ontario;
- 1 representative from the identity group “elderly and retired”;
- 1 representative from the identity group “women”;
- 1 representative from the identity group “youth”; and
- 2 representatives from the Francophone Racial and Ethnocultural Minorities (FREM) community.
The Board of Directors 2016-2018
The AFO Team
613-744-6649, ext 130
In addition to managing the agenda of the AFO’s president, Brian is also responsible for liaison with the offices of elected officials. He also prepares political files and provides guidance for the organization’s position statements.
Consultant – Public Relations (3 days per week)
Acting Director of Communications
613-744-6649, ext 132
Roxanne’s role is to maintain and manage the AFO’s image and brand. She is also responsible for internal and external communications with Ontario’s Francophone community.
Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario
336-435 Donald street
Ottawa, Ontario K1K 4X5
Toll free: 1-866-596-4692
Our hours of operation are 8am to 4pm.
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