Philomene Zangio

Let’s take up the challenges of the 21st Century and build a better future for all and bequeath a prosperous city, where life is enjoyable, to the generations to come.

I will work for:
  • inclusion, integration and social participation
  • environmental protection and enhancement of our heritage
  • Moncton’s vibrancy through arts, culture and sports

A woman of ideas, and a woman of action, Phylomène Zangio is well-known for her community involvement, her commitment to equality for women and to professional and social inclusion for men and women immigrating to New Brunswick. She was the 2015 winner of the Black Excellence Award for outstanding influence and leadership.

Phylomène was the first co-chair of the consensus-building forum Voices of New Brunswick Women, and has served on the Board of the following organizations: Regroupement féministe du Nouveau-Brunswick, Société de l’Acadie du Nouveau-Brunswick, National Coalition of Provincial and Territorial Advisory Councils on the Status of Women, Community Advisory Board on Mental Health of the Vitalité Health Network.

She was an active participant in creating a support Centre for francophone immigrants in Southeastern New Brunswick (CAFI). She was also active in the parent support committees in Moncton’s Champlain, Mascaret and Odyssée schools.

A basketball mom and a proud grand-mother, Phylomène has been living in Moncton for almost 30 years, speaks six languages, has studied management and has held the position of news editor for the journal Revue de l’Université de Moncton since 2000.