Christine Donoghue

Acting President

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Christine Donoghue has close to 25 years of public service experience. She first joined the federal public service in 1984 as a senior fisheries officer at Fisheries and Oceans Canada. She left the public service in 1987 to study law and later became a legislative advisor to the Government House Leader of the National Assembly of Quebec. In 1997, Christine was appointed Chief of Staff to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

Since 2005, Christine has served in several assistant deputy minister positions at: Natural Resources Canada; Canada School of Public Service; Environment Canada and Policy Horizons Canada. In 2014, she became the Senior Vice-President, Policy at the Public Service Commission and has held the position of Acting President since February 2015.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Law from Laval University.