Nathalie Simon grew up in Châteauguay. From an early age, she participated in community life, culture and sports where her leadership was recognized very early. Married to Jean-Philippe Dumas, she is the proud mother of Charles-Hubert and Evelyn.
Her interest in her city and its people never faltered and led her to push her commitment a step further. Nathalie has served on the board of directors of the Maison des jeunes and on the board of directors of CHAI-FM, the board of the Fabric of Notre-Dame-de-L’Assomption and was marguillière to Paroisse Saint-Joachim. She also served on the organizing committee of the Hall of Fame of Châteauguay.
A trained translator at Montréal University, Nathalie turns into journalism and has worked here in Châteauguay and in Montréal. Until May 2009 and for over 20 years, she scrutinized the local and regional news, especially on behalf of Soleil de Châteauguay. Privileged witness of the political, social, community and sports lives, the quality of her work was award winning. Nathalie notably won a first prize at the Gala des Hebdos du Québec in the category Affaires municipales (Municipal Affairs), a second prize in Économie (Economy) and a third prize in Environnement (Environment).
Well versed in municipal issues and major local issues, she offers her citizens a clear vision for the future of Châteauguay. Nathalie is also the instigator of the Sommet Châteauguay 2020.