Henderson, Hon. Robert L.
Robert Henderson was first elected to the Legislative Assembly in the provincial general election of 2007 in District 25, O’Leary-Inverness. He was re-elected in 2011 and, most recently, on May 4, 2015.
Mr. Henderson has served as Chair of the Standing Committees on Community and Intergovernmental Affairs, Education and Innovation, and Agriculture and Fisheries.
Mr. Henderson served as Minister of Tourism and Culture from 2011 to 2015 and currently serves as Minister of Health and Wellness. He sits on the Standing Committee on Rules, Regulations, Private Bills and Privileges.
He is a former economic development officer, employment counsellor and potato, beef and blueberry farmer, and has been an active community volunteer chairing numerous organizations including Ellerslie Tyne Valley Community School, Tyne Valley rink, West Prince Community Futures, PEI Oyster Festival and others. Mr. Henderson enjoys hockey, golf, music and managing his farm property.
Mr. Henderson and his wife Sandra live in Freeland. Their family includes daughter Chantel, a Registered Nurse, son-in-law Paul Noye and daughter, Sara, PhD in Biochemistry.