Stewart Fairgrieve / Carleton

Stewart Fairgrieve was elected on October 5, 2015 in the by-election to represent the electoral district of Carleton. He was named Opposition critic in areas relating to Legislative Officers, Electoral Reform and Agencies, Boards and Commissions.

A resident of Somerville, Carleton County, Mr. Fairgrieve is a graduate of Hartland High School (1977) and earned a Bachelor of Education (Business) degree from the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton with additional course work at Dalhousie University in Halifax.

He is a director of Woodstock non-profit housing, a former director of Algonquin Properties and Masonic Housing and former member of the Canadian Real Estate Association and New Brunswick Real Estate Association.

An active member of his community, Mr. Fairgrieve is a former Chair of the Rural Community Round Table, past member of PSSC at Hartland Community School, past director and former president of the Central Carleton Chamber of Commerce, a member of Royal Canadian Legion for more than 30 years and a member of Woodstock Masonic Lodge.

Following a 20 year career in community newspapers and publishing, Mr. Fairgrieve began a number of political roles that included: Assistant to an MLA and MP, Executive Assistant to the Minister of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries, Executive Director of the Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick and Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Premier.

Mr. Fairgrieve and his wife Necedah are proud parents of three children: Stewart, Andrew (Molly Gallivan) and Abigail.


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