Josiane Mathon-Poinat

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Josiane Mathon-Poinat
In office
23 September 2001 – 30 September 2011
Personal details
Born (1954-08-23) August 23, 1954 (age 62)
Nationality French
Political party Parti communiste français
Known for Politics

Josiane Mathon-Poinat (born 23 August 1954 in La Ricamarie, Loire) is a member of the Senate of France, representing the Loire department. She is a member of the French Communist Party and of the Communist, Republican, and Citizen Group. Mathon-Poinat was first elected to the Senate on September 3, 2001.


Mathon-Poinat was originally a secretary before being elected to the municipal council of La Ricamarie and becoming the first deputy mayor in 2001.

Mathon-Poinat was registered in the Communist Group, as a republican and citizen and Senators of the Left Party (CRC-GSP). She is a member of the Committee on Constitutional laws, legislation, universal suffrage, regulations and general administration of the Senate. She is a member of the Delegation for Women's Rights and Equal Opportunities between men and women and is also a member of the Steering Board of the administrative simplification.

Her term ended on 30 September 2011.