Madeleine Meilleur is a registered nurse and a lawyer specialized in labour law. She spent 25 years in politics at the municipal and provincial levels. During her tenure as a member of Provincial government, she held several portfolios including those of Attorney General, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Minister of Community and Social Services and Culture. As well, throughout her 12 years in Cabinet, she was Minister responsible for Francophone Affairs. Retired from public life since 2016, she worked as a Senior Associate with the Institute on Governance. With the Institute on Governance, she provided advisory services on public sector governance, leadership training for executives and elected officials on municipal and provincial services as well as the empowerment of women in pubic life both in Canada and abroad. She is now the Executive Director at the Museopark in Vanier.