, Newfoundland and Labrador , Canada
Dec 29, 2007 02:35pm
|Info||Roger Fitzgerald was first elected Member of the House of Assembly for the District of Bonavista South in the provincial general election of May 3, 1993. He was re-elected on February 22, 1996, February 9, 1999, and October 21, 2003. |
He served as Opposition Shadow Critic for Social Services; Fisheries and Aquaculture; Agrifoods; Development and Rural Renewa1; Industry, Trade and Rural Development; and Intergovernmental Affairs; as a member of the Public Accounts Committee; as a Member of the Caucus Strategy Committee; and as Vice-Chair of the Caucus Economic Development Committee.
Roger also served as the Vice-Chair of the House of Assembly Standing Committee on Social Services. He has served as Vice-Chair of the House of Assembly Select Committee reviewing the Property and Casualty Insurance Industry in Newfoundland and Labrador; as a Member of the House of Assembly Standing Committee on Resources; and as Opposition Party Whip. He then served as the Opposition Critic for Tourism, Culture and Recreation and Municipal and Provincial Affairs.
On November 12, 2003, he was appointed to serve as the Deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly.
Following the 2007 general election, he was elected by Members of the House of Assembly to serve as the Speaker of the House of Assembly.