Children, Seniors and Social Development

Hon. Lisa Dempster

Hon. Sherry Lisa Dempster

Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development
Minister Responsible for the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation
Minister Responsible for the Status of Persons with Disabilities.

Lisa Dempster has had extensive experience in community service in Labrador. Born and raised in Charlottetown, Labrador, Lisa attended Memorial University and has a background in tourism. She served the region for 23 years as a career and employment officer. Lisa has served in community leadership in a number of capacities, including time as deputy mayor of Charlottetown, a trustee for the Labrador Grenfell Health Board, a member of the Memorial University School of Medicine's admissions board and co-chair of the Literacy Committee.

Ms. Dempster was appointed as Deputy Speaker of the House in December, 2015.

Contact Information

Department of Children, Seniors and Social Development
P.O. Box 8700
Confederation Building
St. John's, NL A1B 4J6
Tel: (709) 729-0659
Fax: (709) 729-1049

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