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From 2002 to 2017, he also served as the Vice-Chair of the ''[[Société de transport de Montréal]]'' (Montreal Transit Commission) and the president of its finance committee and of its customer service committee.<ref name="STM">{{cite web|url=http://www.stcum.qc.ca/en-bref/rotrand.pdf|title=Marvin Rotrand|publisher=[[Société de transport de Montréal]]|language=French|accessdate=2009-11-04}}</ref>
 
Rotrand was evidently removed from that position without notice on an order from then-mayor [[Denis Coderre]].<ref name="montreal.ctvnews.ca"/> During a municipal council meeting, Coderre confirmed the dismissal of Rotrand who had decided not to join the [[Équipe Denis Coderre]] party.<ref>http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/rotrand-fired-stm-post-1.4158020</ref> Coderre replaced Rotrand with [[Elsie Lefebvre]], who had also won the last election under the Coalition Montreal party, but left it to join Coderre's party.<ref name="thesuburban.com"/> Both Coderre and Lefebvre lost in the subswquentsubsequent election.
 
Rotrand was later restored in 2017 to the STM's board of directors by then-incoming mayor Valerie Plante. In 2018, Rotrand was ousted from the Société de transport de Montréal board, and stated that his termination may be due to opposition to Plante’s Projet Montréal administration.<ref>https://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/stm-shakes-up-its-board-ejects-marvin-rotrand-and-welcomes-peter-trent</ref>
 
Rotrand was awarded a prize by the Canadian Urban Transit Association’sAssociation for Distinguished Service to Transit in Canada.<ref>http://montrealgazette.com/opinion/columnists/bill-brownstein-longest-serving-montreal-city-councillor-still-has-plenty-of-fight-in-him</ref>
 
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