Born in Gracefield, Jean-Serge Rochon recently retired after 36 years as Manager of the Société agricole de Gracefield and has been an active member of his community and the Gatineau region throughout his life. He was a municipal councillor and acting mayor. He was had leadership roles in the Gracefield Credit Union, the volunteer fire department, the Pontiac ZEC, the Maniwaki hospital and the Socité d’Aide au Développement des Collectivités (SADC) de la Vallée-de-la-Gatineau. Jean-Serge now lives in Blue Sea with his wife Claire. He is an active enthusiast of both summer and winter sports including hunting and fishing, downhill and cross-country skiing, cycling, and golf. He remains involved in many facets of community life with a strong interest in the local environment. If you are cross country skiing this winter around Blue Sea, you may encounter him grooming the trails.