Women MLA Listing

Rose-May Poirier


Rose-May Poirier
1954 in Chatham, NB
Progressive Conservative
First Elected:
GE 7 June 1999, Riding of Rogersville-Kouchibouguac


  • Richibucto school system
  • Courses in: life insurance, mutual funds, professional communications, and computer technology
  • Workshops on: leadership and motivation, sales techniques, time management, and personnel recruiting

Private Career

  • Insurance Representative: Assumption Life
  • Executive Manager: Tupperware Canada


Political Career

  • Town Councillor: Saint-Louis de Kent
  • President: Rogersville-Kouchibouguac Progressive Conservative Association
  • 1999: Elected MLA for Rogersville-Kouchibouguac, GE 7 June
  • 1999-2001: Chair: Government Caucus
  • 2003: Re-elected MLA for Rogersville-Kouchibouguac, GE 9 June
  • 2003-2006: Minister responsible for the Office of Human Resources
  • 2006: Minister of Local Government
  • 2006: Minister responsible for Aboriginal Affairs
  • 2006: Re-elected MLA for Rogersville-Kouchibouguac, GE18 September
  • 2006-2008: Opposition Critic: Aboriginal Affairs
  • 2006-2008: Opposition Critic: Lotteries Commission
  • 2006-2008: Opposition Critic: New Brunswick Investment Management Corporation
  • 2006-2010: Opposition Critic: New Brunswick Liquor Corporation
  • 2008-2010: Opposition Critic: Office of the Premier
  • 2008-2010 : Opposition Critic: Secretariat for Community Non-Profit Organizations
  • 2009-2010: Opposition Critic: Service New Brunswick
  • 2010: Appointed to the Senate by Prime Minister Stephen Harper



  • Member: Standing Committee on Procedure
  • Member: Standing Committee on Crown Corporations
  • Member: Standing Committee on Legislative Officers
  • Member: Select Committee to Review Appointments by the Lieutenant-Governor-in-Council
  • Member: Select Committee on Local Governance and Regional Collaboration