Nomination Date: 04/02/2019
Originally from an agricultural family, Josée Bélanger has been a college teacher for over twenty years. After studying Natural Sciences, she completed a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Philosophy. She graduated from Laval University, and took courses abroad in Paris-Sorbonne, Friborg, and New Delhi.
In addition to teaching both technical and pre-university programs, she organized public lectures with guests who discussed critical thinking in various fields. She also had the chance to teach at the Third Age University. Ms. Bélanger has been involved in various projects at the International Baccalaureate, which has allowed her to work with different stakeholders abroad.
An Officer of the Naval Reserve from 1988 to 1996, she held various management positions. A sports fan, she was also a member of the Rouge et Or Athletics Club, and a soccer player for more than a decade in a recreational league in the Mauricie region.
Those who love arts may have already seen her on stage in Trois-Rivières where she played in a dozen plays, and participated in some corporate projects. She also worked as a freelancer in video production and production (advertising and corporate).
Versatile and dedicated, her passion and concern for others led her today to want to represent and defend the citizens and interests of Berthier-Maskinongé, a riding which she will be proud to represent.