Jean-Claude D’Amours, 31 years old, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the Université de Moncton. He will soon get his Master in Business Administration from this same institution.
Since the beginning of his career, Mr. D’Amours has been mainly active in the field of economics, having held such positions as Manager of Business Development with the Business Development Bank of Canada , Acting Director of the Société d’aide au développement des collectivités du Madawaska, as well as Financial Agent for this same organization.
Within his community, he is involved in various organizations, including the Edmundston Regional Hospital Foundation, the Community Economic Development Agency (CEDA) and the Northwest Junior Achievement. He has also been involved with the Edmundston Jazz and Blues Festival, the Foire Brayonne,and the Edmundston Salon de la Jeunesse.
As for the world of politics, Mr. D’Amours has been a Municipal Councillor since 1998 and has been active within many committees relating to the Municipal Council. Actively involved in the Edmundston Liberal Association and the Madawaska-Restigouche Liberal Association for many years, he has participated in numerous federal and provincial election campaigns as Communications Manager, Campaign Co-President and Manager.
Born in Edmundston, New Brunswick, Mr. D’Amours is married to Hélène Thériault, also of Edmundston.