Hélène Boudreau (née Olscamp). She has been married to Paul for 32 years and is the mother of two adult daughters and has three grandsons. Her and her family lives in Sackville NB. Hélène has been a private and public-sector nurse for the last 33 years. She has received several awards for her professional accomplishments, most importantly for her work in international studies, research and clinical development. Hélène also worked as an Extra-Mural Nurse for several years and as a Nursing Coordinator in a private residential nursing home (level IIIB) for a short period of time.
Elected as a municipal councilor for the City of Dieppe in 2008-2012, Hélène was responsible for several important files. Among her duties, she sat on several committees which included the Economic Development Corporation Committee and the Aquatic Center planning and building committee. She was elected as the 2nd Vice President of the Cities of New Brunswick Association, in honor of her work within the organization and her dedication in the municipal community at large.
She also received “Volunteer of the Year” award on two occasions, along and the 2014 Moncton YWCA “Woman of Distinction” award in the non-profit and public service category. She has served on several board of director like the Dieppe Boys and Girls Club and Chaired several committee’s in her community like the Dieppe Friendship Carnival.
Hélène maintains a keen interest in contributing to progress in her community on many issues. She ran for Mayor of Dieppe in 2012 and represented the NDP in Memramcook-Tantramar during the 2014 New Brunswick election. On the strength of her experience in politics and in the community, Hélène Boudreau was also the NDP candidate to represent the people of the Beauséjour riding during the 2015 federal election. She has served as members of the Executive of the NB NDP for several years and currently serves as the Past-President of the NB NDP.
When making her decision to once more put her name forward as candidate for the Memramcook-Tantramar NB NDP she said this “For people to change from voting the usual red or blue, you need to provide them with a solid choice; a person that has experience in making tough decisions for the people of our riding and for New-Brunswickers as a whole; a person that can ask the right questions at the right time and who can communicate to the people in the riding openly and honestly. I know I am that person”.