- Conservative Party of Canada
Appointed on the advice of:
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Before her appointment to the Senate, Rose-May Poirier was the Member of
Legislative Assembly in New Brunswick representing the people of Rogersville-Kouchibouguac
for three terms. First elected in 1999, Senator Poirier has served as Minister
of the Office of Human Resources, Minister of Local Government and Minister
Responsible for Aboriginal Affairs. Immediately prior to her appointment, she
acted as the Opposition Critic for issues relating to the Office of the Premier,
the New Brunswick Liquor Corporation and the Secretariat for Community
Non-Profit Organizations. Previous to her election to the provincial
legislature, Senator Poirier was a successful businessperson working as an
insurance representative and as an executive VIP manager for Tupperware Canada.
She also served on the Saint-Louis de Kent town council. Senator Poirier is
married to Donald and they reside in Saint-Louis de Kent.