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Hon. Trevor Holder

Hon. Trevor A. Holder was born in Saint John on May 8, 1973, the son of Dorothy (Trevors) and the late William Holder.

He was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick in the June 7, 1999, provincial election as the member representing the electoral district of Saint John Portland.

He has been re-elected five times since then, including his most recent re-election to the 59th Legislature on September 24, 2018 as the MLA for the riding of Portland-Simonds. On November 9, 2018, he was sworn in as a member of the Executive Council and appointed as Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour.

During his time as an MLA, Trevor has held many portfolios, including Minister of Environment and Local Government, Minister of Tourism and Parks, Minister of Wellness, Culture and Sport, and Minister of Tourism, Heritage and Culture.

Trevor attended Saint John High School, graduating in 1991. He continued his education at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in political science and history in 1995.

From 1996 until his election in 1999, he was employed as a financial planner in Saint John. He served previously as an executive member of the Council of State Governments – Eastern Regional Conference, and was a member of the Maine-New Brunswick Trade Corridor Committee.

Active in the community, he is a member and past president of the United Empire Loyalist Association, the Carleton Union Lodge and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #64. He is an active member of St. Lukes Anglican Church, Parish of Portland.

Trevor and his wife, Brenda, and daughters Margaret, and Katherine, live in Saint John.