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Introducing The Minister

Honourable J. Alan McIsaac

Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development 

Alan McIsaac was first elected as a Member of the Legislative Assembly in the provincial general election of 2007 in District 5, Vernon River-Stratford, and was re-elected in 2011. 

Mr. McIsaac was chair of the Standing Committee on Agriculture, Environment, Energy and Forestry. He also served as a member of the Standing Committee on Fisheries, Transportation and Rural Development and the Standing Committee on Education and Innovation.

Mr. McIsaac was a dairy farmer and small business operator. He has held many leadership roles in the dairy industry at the provincial, regional, and national levels over the past 32 years, including chairing the Provincial Milk Marketing Board and as the Atlantic Canada Director on the Board of Holstein Canada. He also served on the executive of the Prince Edward Island Federation of Agriculture. 

Alan has been very active in his church and his community. He has coached hockey and baseball and served on the Board of directors of the local Fire Department. He has also served on the Home and School Association at Glen Stewart and Charlottetown Rural High School.
 
He and his wife Joanne reside in Mermaid. They have four sons, Andrew (Martine), Joshua (Faith), Stephen and Michael (Emily).

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