After earning a Bachelor of Education, Mr. Surette embarked upon a brilliant career in education, before becoming a member of Nova Scotia’s Legislative Assembly and a respected top-level executive of two post-secondary institutions in Nova Scotia. Mr. Surette is currentlyPresident and Vice-chancellor at Université Sainte-Anne. His community involvement is as remarkable as his professional life. Mr. Surette is currently chairman and founding member of the Conseil de développement économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Société Promotion Grand-Pré.