Raised on a farm, Raymond Brouillette has always been a very active man in his community. Passionate about agriculture, he returned to his home village after leaving it for a few years and opened his own agricultural equipment and service company, which he administered from 1972 to 1994.
He ran a beef cattle farm from 1970 to 1975 and a dairy farm from 1975 to 1978. To this day, he continues to live on the same plot of land, where different crops are grown.
Brouillette served on the board of directors of the Caisse Populaire de Verner and was an organizing member of the Verner country fair for more than 6 years. From 1982 to 1988, he sat on the Galdwell municipal council. He also served as a reeve from 1994 to 1998.
For more than 6 years, he served on the West Nipissing economic development committee. As well, he organized the initial meeting that lead to the Verner grain elevator project with the help of the agronomist. From 2000 to 2004, he served on the agriculture advisory committee after the West Nipissing amalgamation, and he was a member of the board of directors of the regional co-operative from 2002 to 2014.
Undoubtedly, Brouillette contributed to the economic development of his region with his outstanding involvement in various organizations and his dedication to the farming community.