The Board of Directors of Développement (DEV) Vaudreuil-Soulanges is composed of 12 voting members representing different communities and economic sectors, thus reflecting the diversity of interests and issues in our region. Six members are delegated by the Council of the MRC de Vaudreuil-Soulanges to represent each of the six main communities. The other six represent economic sectors and are delegated by the sector-based advisory committees listed below. The General Manager of DEV also sits on the Board but without voting rights.

Elected members

Guy Pilon

Chairman

Mayor of the City of Vaudreuil-Dorion

Urban Centre Sector

Danie Deschênes

Vice-Chair

Mayor of the Municipality of Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot

Île Perrot Sector

Raymond Larouche

Secretary

Mayor of the City of Les Cèdres

Soulanges Sector

Hans Gruenwald Jr

Mayor of the City of Rigaud

Mont Rigaud Sector

Jamie Nicholls

Mayor of the City of Hudson

Municipal sector representative

Jean-Yves Poirier

Mayor of the Municipality of Saint-Polycarpe

Rural Plain Sector

Joanne Brunet

General Manager

DEV Vaudreuil-Soulanges

(non-voting)

committees

Committee Chairs

DEV Vaudreuil-Soulanges

The mandate of this committee is to guide DEV in its directions on transportation and logistics and to identify actions needed to promote economic development, diversity and job creation in the region.

The committee is made up of economic players with recognized expertise in the industry. It is chaired by Board member Daniel Goyette, president of C.A.T. inc.

Coordination is provided by DEV Executive Director Joanne Brunet.

Daniel Goyette

President, C.A.T. inc.

The mandate of this committee is to guide DEV in its directions on agrifood and to identify actions needed to promote economic development, diversity and job creation in the region.

The committee is made up of economic players with recognized expertise in the industry. It is chaired by Board member Éric Bélanger, owner of Ferme Les petites écores.

Coordination is provided by Philippe Roy, Territorial Development Advisor at DEV.

Éric Bélanger

Owner, Ferme Les Petites Écores

The mandate of this committee is to guide DEV in its directions regarding the retail sector and to identify actions needed to promote economic development, diversity and job creation in the region.

The committee is made up of economic players with recognized expertise in the retail sector. It is chaired by Board member Lucie Bourbonnais, owner of La Ribouldingue.

Coordination is provided by Caroline Pépin, Tourism and Retail Promotion Advisor at DEV.

Lucie Bourbonnais

Owner, La Ribouldingue

The mandate of this committee is to guide DEV in its directions on entrepreneurial strategy and to identify actions needed to promote economic development, diversity and job creation in the region.

The committee is made up of economic players with recognized expertise in entrepreneurial strategy. It is chaired by Board member Jonathan Auger, owner of Restaurant Olivia | Potes-O-feu.

Coordination is provided by Vanessa Bourgoin, Economic Development Advisor at DEV.

Jonathan Auger

Owner, Restaurant Olivia and Potes-O-feu

The mandate of this committee is to guide DEV in its directions regarding the industrial sector and to identify actions needed to promote economic development, diversity and job creation in the region.

The committee is made up of economic players with recognized expertise in the industry. It is chaired by Board member Pierjean Savard, president and co-owner of Conteneurs Expert S.D.

Coordination is provided by the Industrial Commissioner at DEV.

Pierjean Savard

President and co-owner, Conteneurs Experts S.D.

The mandate of this committee is to guide DEV in its directions on tourism and to identify actions needed to promote economic development, diversity and job creation in the region.

The committee is made up of economic players with recognized expertise in tourism. It is chaired by Board member Linda Galant, owner of Auberge des Gallant | SPA Gallant | Sucrerie des Gallant.

Coordination is provided by Marianne Sigouin-Lebel, Tourism Development Advisor at DEV.

Linda Gallant

Owner, Auberge des Gallant, SPA Gallant et Sucrerie des Gallant

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