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Jacques Chagnon

Jacques Chagnon

  • President of the National Assembly
 

Biography

Born in Montréal on August 28, 1952

Education

  • Graduate studies in political science and law, Université de Montréal (1975-1977)
  • Bachelor's degree in political science (public administration), Concordia University, Montréal (1975)

Professional Experience

  • Executive director, Québec federation of Catholic school boards (1982-1985)
  • Commissioner, Commission scolaire Saint-Exupéry, Boucherville (1975)

Community and Political Involvement

  • Made Officer of the National Order of the Legion of Honour by François Hollande, President of the French Republic, in February 2016
  • Recipient of the Grand Croix of the Order of La Pléiade on July 11, 2011
  • Recipient of the Commandeur of the Order of La Pléiade honouring achievement in La Francophonie and dialogue among cultures, Assemblée parlementaire de la francophonie
  • Chair, Commission scolaire régionale de Chambly (1981-1985)
  • Commissioner, Commission scolaire régionale de Chambly (1979-1981)
  • Member, executive committee, Commission scolaire régionale de Chambly (1978)
  • Member, executive committee, Commission scolaire Saint-Exupéry (1976-1978)
  • Member, board of school trustees, Commission scolaire régionale de Chambly (1975)