In an organizational structure such as that for the City of La Malbaie, the role of the Executive Director is, in particular, to foster and maintain effective links between politicians (elected) and those working at the administrative level (municipal officials).
The Executive Director ensures the implementation and monitoring of municipal programs and projects in accordance with the objectives and values of the organization.
On the one hand, the Executive Director provides the mayor and municipal councillors with the information required for the proper functioning of the city and decision-making, and on the other hand, ensures the implementation of actions taken by the municipal council.
The Executive Director is responsible for the administration and direction of the city. As such, she plans, organizes, directs and controls all of its activities.