Montreal politics

November 18, 2013 4:40 pm
Updated: November 18, 2013 7:36 pm

Montreal’s new executive council unveiled on Monday


MONTREAL – Mayor Denis Coderre has unveiled the members of his new 11-member executive committee.

The committee is responsible for overseeing major projects for both merged and demerged municipalities, including the city of Montreal’s $5-billion budget.

In brief:

Marcel Cote – Special advisor to the executive committee
Pierre Desrochers – President of the executive committee

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Anie Samson – Vice-president of the executive committee and public safety and services for citizens
Harout Chitilian – Vice-president of the executive committee and administrative reform, information technology and Smart City files

Dimitrios Jim Beis – Procurement, sports and ethnic communities
Russell Copeman – Housing, urban planning, real estate, real estate transactions, strategies and public consultation
Manon Gauthier – Culture, heritage, design, Space for Life and status of women
Jean-Marc Gibeau – President of the caucus and Ville-Marie borough council member
Francesco Miele – Majority leader
Réal Ménard – Sustainable development, environment, large parks and green spaces
Lionel Perez – Infrastructure, electrical services commission, governance, democracy and government relations
Chantal Rouleau – Water and water infrastructure
Aref Salem – Transport
Monique Vallée – Social and community development and homelessness

Suzanne Decarie – Associate consultant for social and community development
Mary Deros – Associate advisor to the mayor
Richard Guay – Associate human capital advisor
Jean-Marc Gibeau – Services to citizens advisor
Elsie Lefebvre – Associate consultant on transportation
Chantal Rossi – Associate councillor for culture, heritage and design
Karine Boivin Roy – Associate councillor for housing and Ville-Marie borough council member
Jean-François Parenteau – Advisor on water

Frantz Benjamin: Recommended by the for chair of the board.

Take a look at how the council was revealed:

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