Mr. Lapointe’s family business, Ferme Saguenayenne, is in the 4th generation of owners. It has 150 head, 490 acres of grain and hay crops and has a quota of 80 kilos / day. For several decades, the farm has always ensured a presence in provincial and national exhibitions. The company also holds the title of Best herd production average in Canada in 2017, 2018 and 2019 for the Ayrshire breed. Mr. Lapointe passed on his passion for the land to his three children and he is currently a shareholder of the farm with one of his sons. He has the immense privilege of sharing and deepening his knowledge alongside him on a daily basis.
His previous experiences at the Jonquière Agricultural Cooperative, where he served for six years as President, taught him the workings of the cooperative world, in addition to awakening his interest in participating concretely in its development. His various commitments, such as sitting on the Ville Saguenay Urban Planning Committee for 4 years, confirmed his desire to get involved in the agricultural and municipal sectors.
Mr. Lapointe has been a director of Nutrinor cooperative since February 2017 and his colleagues quickly placed their trust in him by appointing him to the executive committee since February 2019. He has also been a Director on the Board of Sollio Groupe Coopératif since February 2020 and he sits on two committees. , namely the Sustainable Development Committee and the Human Resources Committee.