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Doreen Assaad

Doreen Assaad

Doreen Assad (دورين أسعد) is the first Canadian Mayor of Brossard of Coptic Egyptian descent. She was elected with the party Brossard Ensemble on November 5, 2017, beating out incumbent Paul Leduc with 39 per cent of the votes. [undefined] Moreover, Assaad is the first woman in 30 years to be appointed mayor in Brossard, Quebec. [undefined]


Assaad was born in Quebec after her parents emigrated from Egypt in the 1970s.

She graduated from the Université de Montréal with a Masters in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science.



Assaad worked as a Senior Business Process Optimization Consultant for Desjardins Group for three years.

Before joining Desjardins, she held a similar position at Canadian National and at Bombardier Aerospace.

Her long track record in the area of optimization, customer focus and problem solving made her an expert in her field.

Mayor Career

First, Assaad was elected as City Councilor of Brossard in 2009, then she was re-elected in the November 2013 municipal election.

As part of her municipal responsibilities, she chaired the Family and Seniors Committee and the Intercultural Committee.

In addition, she served as Vice-Chair on the Advisory Committee on the Environment and Sustainable Development and was a member of the Planning Advisory Committee.

[1] Her involvement at the level of the family, elders and ethnocultural groups led her to become actively involved in the implementation of several programs highlighting the needs of young people and the different communities of Brossard.

Through the experience of her first term, she will support services for the development of family policies and will devote time and effort to improving the quality of living environments for families, children and seniors in Brossard.


Private Life

In addition to her professional activities, Assaad, who is of Egyptian origin, has been married for 16 years and is the mother of three children.



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