Dominique Leveque is the Mayor of the Municipality AŸ-Champagne (France), Councillor of the Department Marne and President of the Nature Regional Park Montagne de Reims. He has long experience of bridging parks and politics in his role as Mayor and Park President. Dominique is also President of the International commission of the Fédérations des Parcs Naturels Régionaux de France (France Nature Regional Parks) and Council member of EUROPARC Federation.

Created in 1976, the Nature Regional Park Montagne de Reims, is 54.000ha and has 35.000 habitants. Dominique recently led the park to the UNESCO world heritage list by the inscription of “Coteaux, Maisons et Caves de Champagne”. 

 He will help the Conference understand the complex and sometimes conflicting responsibilities faced by a Mayor and Park President.