The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Compton—Stanstead in 2015.
She started her career at the Canadian International Development Agency, working in the National Capital Region and Montréal, as well as in Morocco and Benin. She eventually settled in Compton—Stanstead to raise her family, work, and volunteer in the community.
Minister Bibeau is an experienced businesswoman, and co-owned Camping de Compton, a successful tourism business that won numerous awards. She was also the Director of Accreditation for the 2013 Canada Summer Games in Sherbrooke, and the Executive Director of the Sherbrooke Museum of Nature and Science.
Active in her community, Minister Bibeau was the founder and co-ordinator of the Regroupement des institutions muséales des Cantons-de-l’Est, an association of museums in the Eastern Townships. She was a former board member of Commerce Sherbrooke, Destination Sherbrooke, Animation Centre-ville, and the Société des musées du Québec. She also served as the secretary of the Compton revitalization committee, a member of a strategic planning committee for the regional county municipality of Coaticook, and Chair of the governing board of École Louis-St-Laurent in Compton.
Minister Bibeau was born, raised, and educated in Sherbrooke. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a graduate diploma in Environmental Management from the Université de Sherbrooke.