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Downtown Moncton Centre-ville Inc.


Anne Poirier Basque

As Executive Director for Downtown Moncton Centre-ville Inc., Anne is a graduate from the MBA program of l’Université de Moncton. She has been a director of administrative services for a Moncton Communication agency, an Executive Assistant for the Member of Parliament and a self-employed adult education trainer. She has worked with federal government officials in an action-oriented environment in collaboration with the provincial and municipal governments, non-profit agency officials as well as with the general public. 

She is currently the President of the Moncton Rotary Club, Past President of the Downtown New Brunswick Association, sits on the boards of Downtowns Atlantic Canada and the Moncton YMCA Foundation. Past boards include the YMCA Board of Directors, the Friends of the Moncton Hospital Foundation and the United Way of Greater Moncton and Southeastern NB Region. 

Anne and her husband Robert have three children and four grandchildren under the age of 3. 

Downtown Moncton Centre Ville is focused primarily on promoting the downtown Moncton area. They plan events and activities in the downtown area while also keeping it clean and safe. Bringing new events and activities for people to enjoy is what they do best.