Brian has worked with the Department of Agriculture for over 30 years. In that time he had the opportunity to work in all aspects of the department including policy, program delivery, regulatory services, industry development, sustainable agriculture, business risk management, plant health laboratories, and research. Most recently he served as the Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Land, and since April 2023 has been the Deputy Minister of Agriculture.
Active in his community, Brian has volunteered for over 20 years with the Sherwood Parkdale Rural Minor Hockey Association (SPRMHA) as a coach and manager. He also served on SPRMHA’s Executive Committee as the Director of Female Hockey for three years and completed a four-year term as President in May of 2019. He currently serves as the Secretary/Treasurer of the NB/PEI Major U18 Hockey League.
Brian has a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in biology from the University of Prince Edward Island. He and his wife Tracey have three adult children and live in Sherwood.