Marcel Blanchard, MBA

Mr. Blanchard holds an MBA from Queen's University and certificates in municipal law, municipal administration and management of emergency measures. Mr. Blanchard, now retired, began his career in the construction industry where he worked as a project manager for several years. He then held the position of Regional Operations Director at the National Capital Commission. He was then appointed Chief Administrative Officer of Russell Township. He held this position for almost ten years, after which he returned to federal employment. He worked in the office of the Auditor General of Canada for a few years and subsequently held a senior position at Public Works and Government Services Canada. He was also treasurer and member of the board of theAssociation française des municipalités de l’Ontario from 2001 to 2003. He brings many years ofexperience in business and human resources management, public administration, strategic planning and leadership.