Maryse Gaudreault was born in Québec city and has lived in the Outaouais region since 1984. Dynamic and committed, she began her career in 1987 and has extensive experience in the public administration and political fields. She is the mother of two young adults.
In 2000, she entered the provincial political world as political advisor and communications manager for the former Member of the National Assembly for Hull (MNA). She assisted him until his resignation in 2008.
First elected MNA for Hull on May 12th, 2008, Maryse Gaudreault was then appointed to the position of Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Culture, Communications and Status of Women.
In the December 2008 General Election, she was re-elected and appointed Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of International Relations. From February 2011 to March 2012, Maryse chaired the Select Committee on Dying with Dignity that held a general consultation on end-of-life issues, palliative care and euthanasia throughout Québec. She was re-elected on the 7th of April 2014.
Finally, she was re-elected as MNA for Hull in the September 2012 General Elections. She was then named spokesperson of the Official Opposition for the Status of Women.
Maryse also spent many years dedicated to her community. She believes that all charity foundations are important and, by being involved and raising money and awareness, it helps to strengthen the social structure. She also chaired many charity campaigns for various community organizations.