· From a family with origins in Ontario and the Beauce region, born in Montreal 40 years ago
· Spent childhood and adolescence in Labrador City and Sept-Îles
· Holds arts diploma from the Université de Montréal in the field of communications
· Holds a certificate from the Université du Québec à Montréal in science, technology and society
An excellent and devoted organizer, she is a secretary of administration in a research centre in a hospital setting.