Hon. Robert Henderson
5th floor, Jones Building
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
5th Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street
Robert Henderson was first elected to the Legislative Assembly in the provincial general election of 2007 in District 25, O’Leary-Inverness. He was re-elected in 2011 and, most recently, on May 4, 2015.
Mr. Henderson has served as Chair of the Standing Committees on Community and Intergovernmental Affairs, Education and Innovation and Agriculture and Fisheries.
Mr. Henderson served as Minister of Tourism and Culture from 2011 to 2015 and served as Minister of Health and Wellness after being re-elected in 2015. On Januray 10, 2018, he was sworn in as Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries. He sits on the Standing Committee on Rules, Regulations, Private Bills and Privileges.
He is a former economic development officer, employment counselor and potato, beef and blueberry farmer, and has been an active community volunteer chairing numberous organizations including Ellerslie Tyne Valley Community School, Tyne Valley Rink, West Prince Community Futures, PEI Oyster Festival and others. Mr. Henderson enjoys hockey, golf, music and managing his farm property.
Mr. Henderson and his wife Sandra live in Freeland. Their family includes daughter Chantel, a Registered Nurse, son-in-law Paul Noye and daughter Sara, PHD in Biochemistry.