Women MLA Listing

Carmel Robichaud

Details

Name:
Carmel Robichaud
Born:
in Neguac, NB
Party:
Liberal
First Elected:
GE 9 June 2003, Riding of Miramichi Bay

Education

  • École régionale de Neguac
  • NB Teachers' College, 1959
  • Université de Montréal- Teacher's Diploma, 1989
  • Fredericton- completed principal's in-service program, 1990
  • University of Ottawa- completed leadership program at the Centre de leadership en éducation, 1995
  • Université de Moncton- BA; MEd (school administration), 1997
  • Saint Thomas University- BEd

Private Career

 

  • Teacher
  • Vice-Principal
  • Department Head
  • French Second Language and Immersion Program Coordinator
  • University Professor

 

Political Career

 

  • President: Lower Miramichi Bay Liberal Women's Association
  • Secretary: Miramichi Bay Liberal Association
  • 2003: Elected MLA for Miramichi Bay, GE 9 June
  • 2003: Opposition Critic: Education
  • 2003: Opposition Critic: Status of Women
  • 2006: Re-elected MLA for the new riding of Miramichi Bay-Neguac, GE 18 September
  • 2006-2007: Minister of Family and Community Services
  • 2006-2007: Minister Responsible for the Status of Women
  • 2007-2008: Minister of Local Government
  • 2007-2008: Minister Responsible for Community Non-profit Organizations
  • 2008: Appointed Deputy Speaker
  • 2010: Defeated, GE 27 September

 

Committees

  • Member: Standing Committee on Crown Corporations
  • Member: Standing Committee on Legislative Officers
  • Member: Standing Committee on Education
  • Member: Standing Committee on Procedure
  • Member: Legislative Administration Committee
  • Member: Select Committee on Education
  • Member: Select Committees on Life Long Learning

Awards