Minister
Hon. Sherry Gambin-Walsh

Hon. Sherry Gambin-Walsh

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
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 a board member 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.

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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