|Address||10796 Route #2 |
Riceville, New Brunswick , Canada
|| December 02, 1959
Jan 10, 2021 07:25pm
|Info||David Nathan Alward |
David Alward was elected to the Legislature in the provincial election held June 7, 1999, as the Progressive Conservative Member for Woodstock. He was the Chairman of the Legislature's Standing Committee on Crown Corporations. In addition, he was a member of the Select Committee to Review Appointments by the Lieutenant-Governor-in-Council and the Select Committee on Private Passenger Automobile Insurance.
He was born December 2, 1959, in Beverly, Massachusetts, and is the son of the Reverend Ford and Mrs. Jean Alward. He graduated from Nackawic Senior High School and completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Bryan College, Dayton, Tennessee. He has also completed course work toward a Master of Arts degree in Counselling Psychology.
Mr. Alward was employed with the federal government from 1982 until 1996. From 1996 to 1999, he was self-employed as a human resource development and community development consultant. In addition to his consulting work, he and his family operate a small family farm in Riceville, N.B., where they raise purebred Hereford cattle and own and operate a small woodlot.
Active in his community, he volunteered as an emergency medical technician and lab instructor with the Saint John Ambulance and as a firefighter with the Meductic Fire Department. He served on the board of directors of the Carleton Regional Development Commission and the New Brunswick Hereford Association. He served on the Centennial Elementary School Parent Advisory Committee, the School District 12 Stay-in-School Committee, and the local agricultural employment board. He has also been a volunteer in local recreational activities and student tutoring.
He was re-elected as member for Woodstock on June 9, 2003, and sworn in as Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture on June 27, 2003.
Alward and his wife Rhonda have two sons, Jonathan and Benjamin.