Your council members
The City of Saint-Lambert’s municipal Council is comprised of a Mayor and eight councillors—one per electoral district. You can consult the list of addresses to find your district councillor.
Your elected representatives hold public meetings once a month so that you can address your questions or comments to them. For more information on meetings, please consult the section on Council meetings.
These are the members of the Saint-Lambert municipal Council:
Pierre Brodeur has lived in Saint-Lambert for 40 years. Well-known in the municipal world, he sat as a Saint-Lambert city councillor from 1993 to 2002 prior to his election to the post of mayor in November 2017. He also served as sports director for our municipality.
A teacher by training, he worked as both an elementary school teacher at the Commission des écoles catholiques de Montréal (CECM) and a physical education teacher at Champlain College in Saint-Lambert. Over the course of his career, he has held numerous positions over the course of his career, including director of the Recreation Department in La Prairie, general director of the Sportplexe 4 Glaces in Pierrefonds, and a member of the boards of directors of the Société des Jeux du Québec and the Carrefour Action Municipale et Famille.
Mr. Brodeur currently sits on the board of directors of the Corporation for the Economic Development (CED) of Saint-Lambert and on Saint-Lambert’s Finance and Human Resources Committee, as well as on the Commission de l’aménagement (land use board), among others, at the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM). In addition, he is the chairman of the board of directors of the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) and a member of the board of directors of the Association du transport urbain du Québec (ATUQ).
Francis Le Chatelier
City councillor for District 1
Francis Le Chatelier grew up in Saint-Lambert and hopes to live here for another 50 years. He flourished by attending local schools and participating in the minor hockey club and other City-organized community activities. For him, getting involved is the best way of ensuring that Saint-Lambert will continue to prosper to the benefit of all members of the community.
With his young creative mind, he does not hesitate to question the status quo, which, in his opinion, is rarely the optimal solution. He therefore dares to question each and every decision to make sure it is the best one. His vision of municipal development includes a blend of sustainable growth and sound management of the City’s finances. Francis firmly believes that our city’s greatest strength is its residents, and he therefore values and encourages the involvement of all citizens, both young and old.
Mr. Le Chatelier is the chair of the Recreation, Sports, Community Services, Youth and Family Committee and vice-chair of the Cultural advisory committee. Mr. Le Chatelier also sits on the Demolition Committee and the Public Security Commission of the Agglomération de Longueuil.
City councillor for District 2
A Saint-Lambert resident for 41 years, Philippe Glorieux and his wife, Adeline de Fraipont, raised their three children in our community, where Mr. Glorieux was particularly active in the soccer and swimming associations. With an economics degree from the Université de Montréal, he worked for nearly 20 years as an economist and a feasibility study manager for engineering consulting firms. His responsibilities involved spending several months a year in no fewer than 25 African countries. From 2000 to 2012, he was Coordinator, Administration and Finance, at the AETMIS (Agence d’évaluation des technologies et des modes d’intervention) – now the INESSS (Institut national d’excellence en santé en en services sociaux) – a health technology agency reporting to Quebec’s Minister of Health and Social Services. Mr. Glorieux, who is now semi-retired, has been working on the development of a biofuel project in Africa since 2013. He has also been a churchwarden in the Saint-Thomas d’Aquin parish and in charge of aid projects for developing countries for over 30 years.
Mr. Glorieux’s main concerns are hearing what citizens have to say, revitalizing our downtown core, intergenerational homesharing, sustainable development, and the Longueuil agglomeration issue.
Mr. Glorieux is the chair of the Urban Planning Advisory Committee and vice-chair of the Recreation, Sports, Community Services, Youth and Family Committee. He also sits on Saint-Lambert’s Retirement Committee, on the Ad Hoc Seniors Roundtable, and on the Retirement Committee of Ville de Longueuil. In addition, Mr. Glorieux sits in for Saint-Lambert’s mayor on the Agglomeration Council as needed.
City councillor for District 3
Bernard Rodrigue has been a resident of Saint-Lambert for more than 15 years and is affiliated with a real estate agency that has been active in the business community for over 50 years. After studying communications at university, he spent over 20 years as a director of filming locations, representing film crews to residents or their municipalities. He holds a master's degree in urban planning and, in the past ten years, completed a university program in urban heritage, urban studies and urban planning.
He believes that our lifestyle habits must be part of the public debate. He is committed to prioritizing road rehabilitation and developing roads that promote active mobility and greater safety. Mobility must become a serious issue, and the matter must be approached meaningfully in order to be able to propose effective and efficient directions to take. Bernard Rodrigue also places a priority on local services. He will pay particular attention to making our public spaces more attractive and welcoming to young families while enhancing the value of contacts and exchanges between the generations. He also believes that citizen participation must be encouraged right from the project design phase to establish a process that fosters dialogue.
Mr. Rodrigue is vice-chair of the Urban Planning Advisory Committee. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Corporation for the Economic Development (CED) of Saint-Lambert.
City councillor for District 4
Since 2006, Julie Bourgoin has lived in Saint-Lambert with her family and it was here that she started her physical fitness business, Haut la forme. Based on her experience as Political Analyst at the Privy Council Office in Ottawa, as Principal Advisor at the World Trade Center Montréal and as Representative, Non-Profits, at the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, she hopes to build links between the city, its citizens and its businesses. She has been involved in the community as a member of the conseil d’établissement at the Preville primary school, and as a member of the Saint-Lambert Recreation, Community Services and Family Committee.
Native of New-Brunswick, Mrs. Bourgoin is motivated by civic duty, the environment, citizen involvement, and the recognition of our older citizens and families, bilingualism and parks. She wishes to work on protecting and improving the quality of life of all the citizens of Saint-Lambert.
Ms. Bourgoin is the chair of the Traffic Management Committee and a member of the Finance and Human Resources Committee. She also represents Saint-Lambert at the Carrefour action municipale.
City councillor for District 5
Loïc Blancquaert grew up in Saint-Lambert, where he now lives with his family. He holds a master’s degree in public administration from ENAP (École nationale d’administration publique, which is part of the Université du Québec network), as well as a master’s in environmental science and management from the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) in Belgium. Mr. Blancquaert has worked on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and as a member of the IOF’s (International Organisation of La Francophonie) permanent representation in New York. In addition, he has participated in a number of electoral observation missions in Haiti. He now works as a management and sustainable development consultant. Mr. Blancquaert also sits on the board of directors of Caisse Desjardins Charles-LeMoyne. He advocates the promotion of healthy lifestyles and is also a volunteer coach for the Saint-Lambert Soccer Association.
Among the issues he considers important are the sound management of public finances, sustainable development, and the healthy development of families.
Mr. Blancquaert is the chair of the Environment Committee, as well as the vice-chair of the Demolition Committee and the Finance and Human Resources Committee. In addition, he sits on the Social Housing Commission of the Agglomération de Longueuil and on the board of directors of the Office municipal de l’habitation de Longueuil (OMHL). Mr. Blancquaert is also a member of the Commission de l'environnement of the Union des municipalités du Québec (UMQ).
City councillor for District 6
Brigitte Marcotte, a Saint-Lambert resident for nearly 30 years and a mother, holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the Université de Montréal and a graduate diploma in management from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC Montréal). During her working career of over 20 years in the Quebec tourism industry, she has held positions in communications, marketing and hotel business development and in various regional and sector-based organizations. Since 2014, she has sat on the board of directors of the Centre d’Intégration Jeunesse Adulte (CIJAd) and the Carrefour Jeunesse-Emploi (CJE) de Laporte, which helps fuel our community’s vitality through employability programs.
Recognized for her high energy, frankness and courage, Ms. Marcotte places great importance on community spirit. Her key concern is the common good, and she plays an active part in the community with her positive attitude and collaborative approach.
Ms. Marcotte is the vice-chair of the Environment Committee and an ex officio member of the Friends of the Library Foundation. She also sits on the Table de concertation pour les personnes handicapées and on the Ad Hoc Seniors Roundtable.
City councillor for District 7
The father of four, David Bowles is the director general of Collège Charles-Lemoyne. He has held senior level positions in the education sector since 2006. He was a high school teacher as well as a lecturer in Educational Administration at the Longueuil campus of Université de Sherbrooke. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from ENAP, a Graduate diploma in Educational Leadership from McGill University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Education from UQAM. Very involved in education, he is the chairman of the board of directors of the College Marianopolis and vice-president of the board of directors of the Fédération des établissements d'enseignement privé du Québec.
David Bowles is committed to ensuring the city responds to the needs of families and seniors, and that City Hall works together to defend the interests of citizens.
Mr. Bowles is the chair of the Finance and Human Resources Committee and of the Demolition Committee and a member of the board of directors of the Corporation for the Economic Development (CED) of Saint-Lambert. He also sits on the Agglomeration Council’s Budget, Finances and Administration Commission.
City councillor for District 8
Living in Saint-Lambert with her family for the past 20 years, France Désaulniers volunteers at numerous organizations, including the Saint-Lambert Games for Cancer Research, Festival Classica and the Soccer Association. She sat on the Recreation, Family, and Community Life Committee from 2015 to 2017. One constant stands out in her professional track record: her commitment to improving living and working conditions. After completing her studies at the Université de Montréal and the Saint Petersburg State University in Russia, she worked in international relations for a union organization, and later as a communications consultant for a teachers’ federation, where she participated in two sets of negotiations in the public and parapublic sectors.
Ms. Désaulniers chose to become involved in municipal politics in order to have a concrete influence on the daily workings of the community, promote citizen participation, and take action toward a genuine environmental transition, all with courage, determination, ethics and transparency.
Ms. Désaulniers is the chair of the Cultural Advisory Committee and vice-chair of the Traffic Management Committee and the Citizens Safety Committee. She also sits on the Agglomeration Council’s Environment and Planning Commission.