Roger Girouard, CFSP
Roger graduated from Western School of Mortuary Practice in 1995 with academic distinction. He was licensed the same year in Manitoba as a funeral director and embalmer. Roger first got involved with the college as an instructor in 1994 while working full time in funeral homes. He worked at various funeral homes in Winnipeg throughout his career which included Coutu Funeral Chapel/Leatherdale Gardiner Funeral Directors, Glen Eden Funeral Home, and Wojcik's Funeral Chapel. He joined the college on a full time basis in 2002.
After working 13 years with the college he took a natural step forward and took over complete ownership of the college August 2015.
Roger has a Certificate in Adult Continuing Education from the University of Manitoba. His background in the faculty of Science at the University of Manitoba and as a former certified Medical Laboratory Technologist in the Department of Microbiology gave him a solid foundation to develop and expand the science courses in the program. He received his CFSP designation in 2013 and currently teaches Embalming, Anatomy, Safety Sanitation and Hygiene and Funeral Law.
Roger is also responsible for developing online courses for professional development and has conducted many embalming seminars for licensees. Roger is an integral part of the college and has values and visions that have lead to the success of the college.