Richard Thibault was appointed to the Veterans Review and Appeal Board in 2020.
Richard Thibault is a 35-year Veteran of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. During his career, he was deployed in missions with United Nations Mission in Haiti and with the Canadian International Development Agency in Jordan, Middle East. He received his Commission in 2011. Following a distinguished career with the RCMP, Richard worked for Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) as a Security Coordinator with Vimy Centennial. Since 2018, he has worked with VAC’s Human Resources department. Richard also spent three years with the Canadian Armed Forces as a Reservist with the Fusiliers du Saint Laurent, Rivière du Loup, Quebec. Richard has received many honours including the RCMP Exemplary Long Service Medal, the Canadian Peacekeeping Medal, Queen Jubilee, and Queen Diamond Jubilee Medal. Fluent in both French and English, Richard has been involved with various community initiatives including Habitat for Humanity in Regina, Saskatchewan, Rotary Club of Stratford in Prince Edward Island and serving as the Vice-Chair and Secretary for the Charlottetown Military Family Resource Centre.
Richard Thibault was appointed as a Board Member for a five-year term.