Hon. Sherry Gambin-Walsh

Hon. Sherry Gambin-Walsh

Minister of Service NL
Minister Responsible for Workplace NL
Minster Responsible for the Government Purchasing Agency
Member for Placentia – St. Mary’s

Sherry Gambin-Walsh has 25 years of experience as a healthcare professional and many years in the non-profit sector. Ms. Gambin-Walsh was born and raised in Placentia and currently resides in North Harbour, St. Mary’s Bay. She completed nursing studies in 1990 and received a certificate in leadership from Memorial University.

Ms. Gambin-Walsh worked as a neonatal nurse at the Dr. Charles A. Janeway and as the community inclusion coordinator and the provincial executive director for the Newfoundland and Labrador Association for Community Living. She served on the board of the NL Irish Connections and Festival of the Sea. Ms. Gambin-Walsh was also a member of the Provincial Advisory Council to the Minister Responsible for the Status of Persons with Disabilities.

Ms. Gambin-Walsh was the chair of the Autism Society and the chair of the Avalon Gateway Regional Economic Development Board as well as being a member of the St. Mary’s Bay Rural Development Association and other community boards.

The Honourable Sherry Gambin-Walsh was appointed Minister of Child, Youth and Family Services (now Children, Seniors and Social Development) on December 14, 2015.

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