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Brian Keirstead
Brian Keirstead
MLA, Albert

Brian Keirstead was elected to the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick as the Progressive Conservative Member of the Legislative Assembly for the riding of Albert in the general election held on September 22, 2014.

Mr. Keirstead is a graduate of Moncton High School. He furthered his studies at the University of New Brunswick by obtaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics, as well as a Diploma of Languages at Université Aix-Marseille III.

Mr. Keirstead has been involved in real estate for over 30 years, and has previously owned and operated a small real estate company. He was Chair of the New Brunswick Real Estate Association Government Relations Committee, a long standing Member of the Canadian Real Estate Association Political Action Committee, a former President of the Greater Moncton Real Estate Board and former Director of the New Brunswick Real Estate Association. Mr. Keirstead is well known in the political sphere of the New Brunswick and Canadian Real Estate industry.

His political involvement spans decades, which included Director of the Albert Riding Progressive Conservative Association and President of the Federal Riding of Fundy Royal. For a number of years, he served as the Special Assistant to MLA Wayne Steeves, former Minister of Public Safety.

Currently Mr. Keirstead is the Environmental Critic for the official opposition in the Provincial Legislature, as well as serving on various committees.

Mr. Keirstead enjoys being an active participant and volunteer at conferences, meetings and events both provincially and federally. In his capacity as a businessman, he was President of the Albert County Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Albert County Tourism Association, and former Director of the New Brunswick Chamber of Commerce. He is a long serving volunteer in his community with organizations, including, but not limited to, the Hillsborough Fashions Breast Cancer Gala and the Relay for Life.

Brian Keirstead is a proud and dedicated family man who has raised his three daughters, Erika, Logan, and Zoe, in Albert County.
Last updated : 10/26/2017
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