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Composition of the Municipal Council

The Municipal Council holds the executive power in the town of Fribourg. Headed by the “Syndic” (equivalent to Mayor or President), the Municipal Council is composed of five members who are elected every five years using a proportional representation system. Each Municipal Councillor is responsible for a directorate comprising several departments and the related commissions.

 

2011-2016 legislative period

Pierre-Alain Clément


Pierre-Alain Clément

Syndic (Mayor), PS  

Directorates of general administration and information technology

 

Jean Bourgknecht


Jean Bourgknecht
Vice-Syndic (Deputy Major), PDC  

Directorates of civil engineering and civic community affairs

Madeleine Genoud-Page


Madeleine Genoud-Page
Centre gauche – PCS 

Directorates of finance and cultural services

Antoinette de Weck


Antoinette de Weck
PLR  
 

Directorates of schools and social affairs

Thierry Steiert


Thierry Steiert
PS  

Directorates of local police, mobility, industrial services and sports