Long Career Tribute to Guy-Lin Beaudoin, Executive Director of the MRC Vaudreuil-Soulanges
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On Thursday, April 26, as part of its annual conference, l’Association des directeurs généraux des MRC du Québec (ADGMRCQ) paid a ‘Long career tribute’ to Guy- Lin Beaudoin. Indeed, the person who has been the executive director of the MRC Vaudreuil-Soulanges for the past 10 years celebrates 25 years of career in the municipal sector.
Originally from Gaspésie, Guy-Lin Beaudoin holds a law degree, has been a member of the Quebec Bar since 1990, and holds a master's degree in land use planning and development. During his career, he has worked in three MRCs and one city. His three years as deputy general manager and manager at the Manicouagan MRC have given him considerable expertise in energy and natural resource issues. He acted as General Manager of the Val-Saint-François MRC for five years, where he was heavily involved in integrated waste management and setting up a technical landfill. For seven years, he was General Manager of the City of Richmond, where he participated in the restructuring in a context of major job losses in the industrial park.
General Manager of the MRC Vaudreuil-Soulanges for 10 years now, it is his mobilization force, both at the level of elected officials who form the council and employees who form the administrative team, which makes him an outstanding director general . Under his leadership, the Vaudreuil-Soulanges MRC has built a regional civic center which houses the offices of the MRC, the regional municipal court and Développement Vaudreuil-Soulanges.
Mr. Beaudoin is a strong advocate for the rights of MRCs, municipalities and their citizens. His vision has led the MRC de Vaudreuil-Soulanges to position itself at the provincial and federal levels in matters such as pipelines or regional economic development skills. During his 25-year career, Mr. Beaudoin has always campaigned for increasing the skills and powers of the MRCs.
About the Vaudreuil-Soulanges MRC
The Vaudreuil-Soulanges RCM brings together the 23 municipalities of its 855 km² territory, which extends from Île-Perrot to the Ontario border. Led by its prefect, Patrick Bousez, the mission of the MRC aims at the consultation, planning and management of the development and development of its territory according to the principles of sustainable development. Its role of leader and convener for the main stakeholders of the territory facilitates the coordination of regional actions in four spheres: planning, development, services to municipalities and services to citizens.
The key words of the MRC are to plan, concur and act. For more information, visit www.mrcvs.ca.