District 10 | Charlottetown – Winsloe
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Robert Mitchell is currently a Liberal MLA, Interim Leader of the Liberal Party of PEI and party critic for the portfolios of Education and Lifelong Learning; Justice and Public Safety; intergovernmental affairs; Indigenous affairs; and attorney general. He was first elected in 2007 as member of the Legislative Assembly for District 10, Charlottetown-Sherwood. He was re-elected in 2011, 2015 and 2019. Mr. Mitchell has served as Minister of Communities, Land and Environment from 2015 to 2018, and in 2018, he was appointed Minister of Health and Wellness.
In addition to his service as Minister, Robert has served as a Member of the Standing Committee on Education and Innovation; the Standing Committee on Health, Social Development and Seniors; and the Standing Committee on Public Accounts.
Robert has had a successful working career, both as a long-time employee with Maritime Electric and as a partner in a local stone business. He has also worked in the real estate industry.
Robert is a dedicated community volunteer, is a member of the Parkdale Sherwood Lions Club, and has volunteered with a variety of teams in both the Sherwood-Parkdale Minor Baseball and Hockey Associations.
Robert and his wife Bonnie live in Sherwood. They have four children; Ryan, Jordan, Megan and Brandon. They also have three granddaughters, Callie, Jessie, and Elliotte, and two grandsons, Emmett and Winston.