Hudson, Hon. Ernie
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Ernie Hudson was first elected as the MLA for Alberton-Bloomfield in the May 2019 general election and he was appointed Minister of Social Development and Housing. Ernie also serves on the Standing Committee on Education and Economic Growth and served as a member of the Special Committee on Poverty in PEI.
A graduate of the Nova Scotia Agricultural College and the University of Guelph, Ernie worked in West Prince for a number of years with the Department of Agriculture and operated the family dairy farm in Cascumpec for 27 years.
He has worked as a constituency manager for former Egmont Member of Parliament Gail Shea, and as chief of staff in the provincial Opposition Office. Ernie is a steward and trustee of the O’Leary United Church and a board member of the Rev. WJ Philips Residence, a community care facility in Alberton. He also previously served as chair of the West Prince Health Board.
Ernie and his wife Marilyn live in Fortune Cove. They have two adult daughters and three grandchildren.