Born in 1975 in Quebec, Patrick Huot is the son of two teachers. He was the Member for Vanier in the Quebec National Assembly from 2008 to 2012. He was reelected on the 7th of April 2014.
Mr. Huot, a player on many junior major and university baseball teams from 1992 to 1998, earned his Bachelor of Political Science in 1999 and Masters in Policy Analysis in 2001 from Laval University.
He was a Research Assistant for the CHSRF/CIHR Chair on Knowledge Transfer and Innovation at Université Laval in 2001 and 2002. He subsequently became a Research Officer and Executive Assistant for the Ministry of Health and Social Services from 2002 to 2007, and Executive Assistant to the Ministry of Government Services in 2007.
Patrick Huot entered politics in 2005 as a municipal councillor for the District of Duberger in Quebec City. He was elected as a Liberal MNA for Vanier in 2008. He was a member of the Commission jeunes et démocratie municipale of the Union des municipalités du Québec (UMQ) in 2008. As an MNA, he served as Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks from January 15, 2009 to February 9, 2011 and as Parliamentary Assistant to the President of the Treasury Board from February 10 to August 1, 2012.
Mr. Huot, a fully dedicated and invested community volunteer, was the Sports Secretary for Université Laval’s Association des étudiantes et étudiants en science politique from 1997 to 1999. Subsequently, he was a member of many boards, including early childhood centre Feu vert from 2005 to 2007, Réseau de transport de la capitale and Champlain’s Société municipale d'habitation et de développement from 2006 to 2008.
Patrick Huot, who has always been driven by an appetite for hard work and unwavering dedication, is a candidate in the riding of Vanier for the next provincial election.