Anicet Gagné completed his Master’s in Public Administration at ENAP. He also has a certificate in administration and a Bachelor’s degree in education from Laval University. Mr. Gagné also holds a teaching licence from the Chicoutimi teacher training centre.
He is currently working at the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs as associate chief federal negotiator. He was previously a coordinator for Federal-Quebec-First Nations relations, a regional supervisor for the education of Aboriginal adults for all of Quebec, and advisor in the area of primary and secondary education for Aboriginal people in various regions.
From 1977 to 1981, he was with the Canadian International Development Agency as an international development project manager. From 1973 to 1977, he worked as a teacher for the Federal Public Service Commission and for the Saguenay regional school board.
Mr. Gagné has worked actively with a number of associations for several years. He was, for example, chair of the Chaudière-Appalaches combined region school boards and chair of the Navigateurs school board. Over the past ten years, he has sat on several boards such as the ENAP graduates association, the FCSQ (Fédération des commissions scolaires du Québec) and the standing committee on the educational mandate of the FCSQ.