Elected to the House of Commons in April 2017, Mona Fortier is the first female Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Vanier. She currently serves as a member on the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics and the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities. Mona’s extensive expertise encompasses the areas of health care, education, job creation and francophone affairs.
Mona graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and a Bachelor of Arts (Sociology). She has served on several non-profit Board of Directors including the Montfort Hospital, the Provincial Advisory Committee on Francophone Affairs (Ontario), and the Shaw Centre. In addition, Mona has received numerous awards for her community involvement, including the Queen Elizabeth II- Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012.
For more than twenty years, Mona has worked in both the public and private sector. Prior to being elected, she worked as the Chief Director of Communications and Market Development at Collège La Cité and managed her own strategic communications consulting firm.
Mona is dedicated to representing the constituents of Ottawa-Vanier, the riding she currently lives with her husband Olivier and their three children.
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