Jean Cloutier

Jean Cloutier
Councillor, Ward 18 Alta Vista, City of Ottawa

Jean Cloutier is a Municipal Councillor for the City of Ottawa. This is his first term representing the community of Alta Vista following election in 2014.

Jean is Vice-Chair of the City of Ottawa’s Audit Committee and is a member of the Environment Committee, Planning Committee as well as the Transit Commission. He is serving as Co-Chair of Ottawa 2017 and Vice-President of the Association of Francophone Municipalities.

Jean is a Chartered Professional Accountant. He was Chief Financial Officer at Tubman Funeral Homes for 12 years.

An avid movie fan and entrepreneur, Jean started as an usher at the Towne Cinema in 1975. He and his business partner purchased the Towne in 1983. They bought the Nelson Cinema on Rideau Street in 1988 and the popular ByTowne Cinema was born.

As an active and dedicated community volunteer, Jean has served as Director of Finance at the Canterbury Community Association and was elected President from 2010 to 2014.

Jean has lived in Ottawa all his life and moved to Alta Vista 29 years ago. Jean and Sandra Cloutier have three children: Elizabeth, Daniel and Emilie.