|Preceded by Noella Champagne|
Role Canadian Politician
Name Pierre-Michel Auger
|Political party ADQ → Liberal|
Preceded by Noella Champagne
Succeeded by Noella Champagne
|Born January 11, 1963 (age 52)
Shawinigan, Quebec (1963-01-11) |
Education Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres
Pierre-Michel Auger (born January 11, 1963) is a Canadian politician, who was a Member of the National Assembly for the electoral district of Champlain from 2007 to 2008.
Born in Shawinigan, Quebec, Auger holds a bachelor's degree from the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières in business administration and did additional courses in a master's degree program in applied sciences and industrial safety and health. Prior to his election, Auger taught at Collège Laflèche in Trois-Rivières, and was also a coordinator at the same college in tourism and hotel management. He was also the owner of a local snow removal company, a hockey coach for several local clubs in several divisions and a member of the Association des restaurateurs du Québec and the Association des hôteliers du Québec.
Running for the Action démocratique du Québec, he was first elected to the National Assembly in the 2007 election with 45% of the vote. Parti Québécois incumbent Noëlla Champagne finished second with 31% of the vote. He took office on April 12, 2007. On October 23, 2008, he and fellow ADQ MNA André Riedl crossed the floor to sit as members of the Liberal caucus.
In the 2008 election, Auger lost re-election against PQ candidate Noëlla Champagne.