Tribunal leadership

Chairperson

Murielle Brazeau, B.A., LL.L., Chairperson

Biography

Murielle Brazeau was appointed Chairperson of the Social Security Tribunal of Canada on March 25, 2013.

Before joining the Tribunal, Ms. Brazeau held the position of Deputy Chief Administrator at the Courts Administration Service (CAS), where she managed all Judicial and Registry services to the Federal Court of Appeal, the Federal Court, the Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada and the Tax Court of Canada.

Ms. Brazeau has over 25 years of experience in the federal public service, having held senior-level positions at the CAS, the Treasury Board Secretariat, the Canadian Human Rights Commission, Health Canada, the Privy Council Office and the Department of Justice. Prior to joining the federal public service, she also practised law in the private sector for six years.

Ms. Brazeau has extensive experience in setting up new organizations and initiatives, having done so at the CAS, the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, Health Canada and Justice Canada, and in managing change in small and large departments as well as in regional offices.

Ms. Brazeau holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a License in Law, both from the University of Ottawa. She has been a member of the Quebec Bar since 1983.

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