District 12 | Charlottetown – Victoria Park
Richard Brown was first elected in a by-election in November, 1997, and subsequently re-elected in the general elections of 2003, 2007, 2011, and 2015.
His senior government experience is considerable. In 2007 he was appointed Minister of Development and Higher Education, then in 2008 he was appointed Minister of Environment, Energy and Forestry. He became Minister of Workforce and Advanced Learning in 2015, and in 2017 he assumed the role of Government House Leader. In January, 2018, Mr. Brown became the Minister for Communities, Land, and Environment.
In addition to his ministerial posts, Richard has also served as a Private Member in the Government Members’ Office, representing the constituency of Charlottetown – Victoria Park. Over the years he has served on many Standing Committees, including Public Accounts, and also as a member of Treasury Board.
A life-long resident of Charlottetown, Richard has served as a City Councillor and chaired numerous Council committees. A graduate of UPEI, most of his career has been spent in the IT sector, working in the private sector and with various provincial government departments.
Richard lives in Charlottetown with his wife Kathy and they have two children.
I welcome you to contact me anytime at:
782-377-0537 or [email protected]
187 Queen Street, Charlottetown C1A 4B4