Mitchell, Hon. Robert
Robert Mitchell was first elected as a member of the Legislative Assembly in the provincial general election of 2007 in District 10, Charlottetown-Sherwood and was re-elected in both 2011 and the recent May 4, 2015, provincial general elections.
Mr. Mitchell 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. He served as Minister of Communities, Land and Environment from 2015 to 2018.
On January 10, 2018, he was appointed Minister of Health and Wellness.
Robert has had a successful 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.
He is a dedicated community volunteer, is a member of the Parkdale Sherwood Lions Club, and has volunteered with various 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, three granddaughters Callie, Jessie, and Elliotte, and two grandsons Emmett and Winston.