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Hon. Wes Sheridan



Hon. Wes. J. Sheridan
Provincial Treasurer, Minister of Finance, Energy and Municipal Affairs
MLA for District 20: Kensington - Malpeque

Mailing address:

Second Floor South
Shaw Building
P.O. Box 2000
Charlottetown PEI C1A 7N8

Office address:

Second Floor South
Shaw Building
95 Rochford Street

Contact information:

Phone: (902)368-4050
Fax: (902) 368-6575

Email: wjsheridan@gov.pe.ca

 

Biography

Wes Sheridan was elected to the Prince Edward Island Legislature on May 28, 2007, as MLA for Kensington-Malpeque. On June 12, 2007, he was appointed by Premier Robert Ghiz as Provincial Treasurer. On January 13, 2010, he was appointed Minister of Finance and Municipal Affairs. In November 2011, a departmental reorganization added the energy portfolio to Mr. Sheridan's department. Mr. Sheridan is Minister Responsible for the Public Service Commission and Minister Responsible for the PEI Harness Racing Commission.

Prior to entering politics, he was Assistant Manager at Malpeque Bay Credit Union, and Manager of Commercial Lending.

As a community volunteer, he has provided leadership to a number of local service organizations and sports teams; was instrumental in the launch of the community’s first Teen Drop-in Centre; served as Elder in the Kensington United Church; and has been a Sunday School Teacher for the past nine years.

Mr. Sheridan graduated with an Economics Degree from Dartmouth College, in Hanover, New Hampshire, in 1982.

Mr. Sheridan and his wife, Sandra, live in Malpeque. They have three children, Jon, Megan and Kelly.

 

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