Introducing the Minister
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. On May 20, 2015, he was appointed Minister of Communities, Land and Environment.
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 who has been active in his church’s catechism program 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, and three granddaughters, Callie, Elliotte and Jessie.