Women MLA Listing

Pierrette Ringuette

Details

Name:
Pierrette Ringuette
Born:
1955 in Edmundston, NB
Party:
Liberal
First Elected:
GE 13 October 1987, Riding of Madawaska-South

Education

  • Edmundston school system
  • Université de Moncton, Edmundston campus - BA (Administration and Social Science)
  • Université Laval - MA (Industrial Relations)
  • University of Ottawa- MBA, 2000

Private Career

 

  • Assistant Lecturer: Université du Québec á Rimouski
  • Professor of Continuing Education: Université de Moncton- Edmundston campus
  • Manager: Edmundston Chamber of Commerce
  • President: La Foire Brayonne, Inc.
  • Director: Campagne des Jeunes Travailleurs du Nord-Ouest Inc.
  • Member: Disciplinary Committee of the NB Nurses Association
  • International Business Development Manager: Canada Post
  • Cèrcle de Presse International de la République
  • Family Enrichment

 

Political Career

 

  • 1987: Elected MLA for Madawaska-South, GE 13 October
  • 1988-1991: Deputy Speaker
  • 1991: Re-elected MLA for Madwaska-South, GE 23 September
  • 1993: Resigned as MLA for Madawaska-South
  • 1993: Elected MP for Madwaska-Victoria, Federal GE 25 October
  • 1997: Defeated, Federal GE 2 June, in the new riding of Tobique-Mactaquac
  • 2002: Appointed to the Senate by Prime Minister Jean Chrétien

 

Committees

  • Member: Standing Committee on Crown Corporations
  • Member: Standing Committee on Privileges
  • Member: Standing Committee on Public Accounts
  • Member: Select Committee on the 1987 Constitutional Accord
  • Member: Select Committee on Maritime Economic Union
  • Member: Special Committee on Economic Policy Development

Awards

  • 2007: Officier, Ordre de la Pléiade