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Lorraine Richard (born July 30, 1959 in Havre-Saint-Pierre, Quebec) is a Quebec politician. She is the current Member of National Assembly of Quebec for the riding of Duplessis in the Côte-Nord region. She represents the Parti Québécois.

Lorraine Richard

Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Duplessis
Assumed office
April 14, 2003
Preceded byNormand Duguay
Personal details
Born (1959-07-30) July 30, 1959 (age 60)
Havre-Saint-Pierre, Quebec
Political partyParti Québécois
Spouse(s)Claude Vigneault
PortfolioAir and boat transportation

Richard was a nursing assistant in a health center in Havre St-Pierre for 25 years in which she was also the secretary for the Minganie Health Center's employee union. She was also a school commissioner for 16 years, the Vice-president of the Côte-Nord School Board's Association for five years.

Richard was elected in Duplessis in the 2003 elections and was the PQ's critic for citizen relations, maritime affairs and social services. She was re-elected in the 2007 and 2008 general elections.

External linksEdit

  • "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.