Biography of Sherry Romanado, Member of Parliament for Longueuil – Charles-LeMoyne
Sherry Romanado was elected Member of Parliament for Longueuil – Charles-LeMoyne in October 2015 and re-elected in 2019 and again in 2021.
Born and raised in Greenfield Park, Quebec, where she still makes her home, Ms Romanado has a certificate in Public Relations from McGill University and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Concordia University. Prior to her election, she held various posts in the fields of higher education and transportation, including that of faculty lecturer for the Public Relations program at McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies and Assistant Director of Continuing Education at Champlain College. She was a member of the Board of Directors of the Champlain College Saint-Lambert Foundation and The Chartered Institute for Transport and Logistics, serving as chair of the latter’s Education Committee for North America.
As an elected official, MP Romanado has held the role of Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Seniors, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence. She has sat on the House of Commons standing committees on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, on Veterans Affairs, and on National Defence, as well as on the Special Committee on Electoral Reform, and as Chair of the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology and as a member of the Special Committee on the Economic Relationship between Canada and the United States.
In 2021, she was appointed Deputy Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and most recently, in September 2023, she was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness. Ms. Romanado also serves on the Special Joint Committee on the Declaration of Emergency and the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs.
The proud mother of two sons serving in the Canadian Armed Forces, Ms. Romanado was for many years an active volunteer with the CGG 1979 Centennial Cadet Corps of Greenfield Park, acting as its vice-president and communications director, and is a long-time member of both Royal Canadian Legion Branch 94 and the Greenfield Park Lions Club. A long-distance runner, she has taken part in numerous races and half-marathons.