Joel Bernard was born in Dalhousie, NB in 1963. From 1983 to 1994, he lived in Niagara Falls, Mississauga and Ottawa. Some of his work experience included Income Security Programs, the House of Commons, Stats Can, Elections Canada, Olympia York and American Express.
He is married to Darlene (Glazier) since 1990, and has two children, Lilianne (10) and Samuel (7). They reside in North Tetagouche, NB since 1994.
Joel was elected to the New Brunswick Legislature in 1999. He was elected Deputy Speaker in the same year. He is a former member of the Legislative Assembly Committee, Public Accounts. He was aslo the Chairman of the Committee of Supply from 1999 to 2003.
Contact information: Phone: (506) 548-8770
Media inquiries: (506) 544-1984