Compton, Hon. Darlene

Minister of Finance / Deputy Premier
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Darlene Compton was first elected as the MLA for Belfast-Murray River in 2015. In May 2019, she was re-elected and appointed Deputy Premier, Minister of Finance and Minister.  She also served as responsible for the Status of Women from 2019 - 2020. She is currently a member of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources and Environmental Sustainability. She previously served on the Standing Committees of Legislative Management, Public Accounts, and Health and Wellness.

During her time in Opposition, Darlene served as Opposition House Leader and Opposition Critic for Finance, Family and Human Services, and the Status of Women.

Darlene earned a business degree from Casco Bay College before living and working overseas for many years. Prior to being elected, she worked as administrator of the Dr. John Gillis Memorial Lodge. She sits on the board of the Belfast Development Corporation and the Belfast Recreation Centre. She also serves as a director of the Belfast Historical Society.

Darlene has two grown children, Katie and Glen, and lives in South Pinette with her husband Russell.


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