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May 21, 2015
For immediate release

Hal Perry named Minister of Education, Early Learning and Culture

Premier's Office

Premier Wade MacLauchlan today announced that Hal Perry, MLA for Tignish-Palmer Road, will be named to Executive Council as Minister of Education, Early Learning and Culture.

Perry was elected MLA for District 27 Tignish-Palmer ‎Road in October 2011. He has served on a number of Standing Committees including Education and Innovation.

Perry has displayed his commitment to community through volunteer roles. He served as director with the PEI Home and School Federation, president of Tignish Home and School Association, and president of the M.E. Callaghan Junior High Home and School Association.

He resides with his wife Brenda in Tignish and their two sons.

Paula Biggar, Minister of Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy will assume responsibilities as Minister Responsible for the Status of Women.

"I thank Hal Perry for taking on this role and look forward to his contributions as Minister and Member of Executive Council," said the Premier.

Media Contact: Mary Moszynski
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