He was defeated in the 2012 election by Jeannine Richard of the Parti Québécois, but defeated Richard again in the 2014 election. Prior to his election to the Assembly, Chevarie was the manager of health services for the Magdalen Islands and work at the region"s Health and Social Services centers and the CLSC. He obtained a bachelor"s degree in social sciences from the University of Moncton and a second cycle (master"s) degree at Laval University in organizations management and development. He also obtained a master"s degree in public administration at the ENAP in Montreal.
He is a member of the Quebec Liberal Party.