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Jasmin Savard appointed city manager of the Ville de Saint-Lambert

Wednesday 26 January 2022

Jasmin Savard, directeur général

During a special meeting on January 26, City Council ratified the appointment of Jasmin Savard as city manager of the Ville de Saint-Lambert.

Mayor Pascale Mongrain and all the members of City Council are very pleased with this appointment, which is excellent news for the development of the city, particularly in light of the challenges that will have to be met in the coming years. “Jasmin Savard is a seasoned manager with extensive experience in the field, a strong political sense, and a global vision of municipal issues. We are very excited about his arrival, and we are confident that he will be able to meet the monumental challenges that lie ahead for our city head on.”

“I am very excited to be joining the team at the Ville de Saint-Lambert. After all these years of working with hundreds of elected officials from all walks of life on the advancement and development of all the province’s municipalities, I am now looking forward to embarking on a new chapter in my professional life that is more directly linked to municipal management and service to the population. I would like to get closer to the realities on the ground and serve a community. I believe I will be able to do that working for the Ville de Saint-Lambert,” added Jasmin Savard.

An urban and municipal public policy expert, Jasmin Savard has devoted the last 15 years of his career to serving all Quebec’s municipalities at the Union des municipalités du Québec (UMQ), where he held the position of managing director for eight years. Mr. Savard is also a certified corporate director (ASC).

“During his career, he was instrumental in developing a strategic political positioning, building strong political cohesion within a national organization, achieving the priorities of a strategic plan and developing numerous services geared to the needs of its members. Mr. Savard has accordingly distinguished himself through his top-level management skills, his managerial courage, and his participatory and rallying leadership style,” continued Pascale Mongrain.

Under the direction of City Council, the city manager ensures the smooth functioning of the City’s administrative and management activities. Mr. Savard will plan, organize, lead and facilitate the performance of the municipal administration, while offering constant support to the mayor and City Council in the handling of all municipal affairs.

Jasmin Savard will begin his duties on March 7, 2022. He will take over from Jacques Des Ormeaux, who has served as acting city manager since last July. “On behalf of City Council, I would like to thank Mr. Des Ormeaux for his work over the past few months and for his warm welcome following the election,” concluded the mayor.