Board of Directors

The administrators on CDEM’s Board of Directors are appointed by the members. “Members” are directors on the Board of Directors of the Association of Manitoba Bilingual Municipalities (AMBM).

Members will appoint to the Board of Directors:

  • A person who will assume the position of Chairperson of the Board of Directors;
  • A person representing each of the municipal entities that are members of the Association of Manitoba Bilingual Municipalities (AMBM)
  • The outgoing president of CDEM, with a non-renewable one-year term, without the right to vote;
  • Individuals or representatives of sectors who, depending on the members, could make a significant contribution to the Board of Directors and to the achievement of its objectives.

A member of the AMBM may also be appointed to the Board of Directors of CDEM.

Executive Committee

Alain Damphousse
Alain Damphousse
Treasurer
With his experience as manager of the St. Joseph Co-op, Alain Damphousse understands the importance of community economic development in Manitoba's bilingual communities.
Cyrille Durand
Cyrille Durand
Vice-President
Cyrille Durand is a seasoned entrepreneur who, during his career, has owned Emuville, an emu farm, as well as Arrowhead RV Park in the municipality of Ritchot.
Edmond LaBossière
Edmond LaBossière
President
For more than 26 years, Edmond LaBossière has worked in the field of education. He worked as Special Advisor to the Provincial Secretariat for French Services from 1991 to 2001. His efforts led to the establishment of CDEM in 1996. The survival and development of the French language are at the heart of his activities.
Jacques Lavack
Jacques Lavack
Secretary
Jacques Lavack has a career in the world of sport. A golf professional, he owned a golf club where his entrepreneurial spirit and passion for the sport were the perfect fit. Today, he still offers golf courses and sells professional equipment.

Administrators

Adrien Caillier
Administrateur
Alberto Velasco
Administrateur
Conrad Durand
Administrateur
Eveline Touchette
Administratrice
Gabriel Tétrault
Administrateur
Guy Dumont
Administrateur
Guy Gagnon
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Joël Rondeau
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Mario Tanguay
Administrateur
Paul Desrosiers
Administrateur
Philippe Mailhot
Administrateur
Richard Pelletier
Richard Turenne
Administrateur