The City of Côte Saint-Luc appointed Philip Chateauvert the Director of Public Safety on June 5, 2019.
Director Chateauvert has worked at the City of Côte Saint-Luc since 2014 in the role of Manager of Operations. Previously, Director Chateauvert was a security manager at organizations such as the Port of Montreal, the École de Technologie Supérieure, and the Société de la Place des Arts. Before that, he was a firefighter. Director Chateauvert has also directed medical operations in events such as the Thriatlon International de Montréal and the Montreal Marathon.
“Philip Chateauvert brings a lot of experience to the job both during his tenure in Côte Saint-Luc and his other positions,” Mayor Mitchell Brownstein said. “He knows our community well and will be an invaluable member of the team.”
The Public Safety Department is responsible for Public Security, Emergency Communications dispatch centre, Emergency Medical Services, volunteer Citizens on Patrol, and Emergency Preparedness.
“We are very excited to have Philip Chateauvert as our new Director of Public Safety,” said Councillor Oren Sebag, who is the council members responsible for public safety issues. “It’s an important role that requires professionalism, knowledge of our town and residents needs. The skills Philip has developed over the years as division chief will serve our residents well. I look forward to working with him.”
Director Chateauvert replaces Jordy Reichson, who headed the department from 2009 to 2019.
“I am excited by the opportunity to have an even greater impact on our ability to help the community by making it safer,” Director Chateauvert said. “I am motivated by the prospect of recommending to the City Council policies and procedures that can save lives.”