Co-owner for 21 years of Ferme Lènes inc. with her husband, Christian Lévesque, and her brother-in-law, Réal, they hold a quota of 60 kg and they cultivate fodder and cereals on 300 acres. Having grown up on a dairy farm in the St-Hyacinthe region, Ms. Gendron graduated in Zootechnology from ITA. Adopting the Kamouraska region in 1991, she became a dairy-vegetable representative for Groupe Coopératif Dynaco, to then join the farm with her partners. She developed and operated sheep production there for 12 years, alongside milk production, which gave her a broader vision of agriculture and its different realities. Having completed an AEC in administration and held various administrative jobs while continuing to work on the farm, she has also been involved for several years in various structuring projects in her municipality, aimed at improving services to the population.
A firm believer in the benefits of cooperation and community action, she collaborates with leadership and rigor in the development and maintenance of the vitality of her community. Elected to the Groupe Coopératif Dynaco Board of Directors in 2017, where she was Chair of the Cooperative Life Committee, Ms. Gendron continued her involvement with Avantis Coopérative. President of the Human Resources, Governance and Ethics Committee for 2 years, she also sits on the Executive Committee and the Cooperative Life Committee