The City Council of Rosemère announced the appointment of Jean-François Gauthier

The City Council of Rosemère announced the appointment of Jean-François Gauthier as the Director of Legal Services and Town Clerk. Mr. Gauthier assumed his new position on May 1, taking over from Catherine Blais-Adam, who was appointed as the General Manager in December 2022.

According to the city’s announcement, “Mr. Gauthier brings a wealth of experience in the municipal field to his new role. He has previously held leadership positions as the head of the legal department and Town Clerk for the municipalities of Saint-Adèle and Saint-Sauveur. Additionally, he has served as a legal counsel and Town Clerk for the municipality of Sainte-Julie. As a member in good standing of the Barreau du Québec, the professional association of lawyers in Quebec, Mr. Gauthier is well-qualified to provide legal guidance and support to the Town Council. Moreover, his educational background includes an MBA with a specialization in the management of cities, towns, and metropolitan areas, further enhancing his qualifications for the role.”


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Catherine Blais-Adam, the General Manager of the Town of Rosemère, expressed her pride in welcoming Mr. Gauthier to the team. She highlighted his ability to provide strategic and legal advice, which will be instrumental in shaping the town’s decisions. Ms. Blais-Adam also emphasized Mr. Gauthier’s active participation in social and professional organizations, underscoring his strong interpersonal skills.

Eric Westram, the Mayor of the Town of Rosemère, acknowledged Mr. Gauthier’s extensive experience in various municipalities and his recent position as an administrative judge with the Commission d’accès à l’information, a government body responsible for access to information. Mayor Westram lauded Mr. Gauthier as an exceptional asset for the town and expressed well wishes for his successful career in Rosemère.