Charlene Paquin became Manitoba’s ombudsman on May 4, 2015. Prior to this, Charlene was employed as the assistant deputy minister of the Community Service Delivery Division at Manitoba Family Services. She has many years of public service experience including both policy and service delivery.
Charlene holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Winnipeg and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Manitoba. She also has board experience, most recently having served on the Winnipeg Region board of directors for the Canadian Mental Health Association.