August 13, 2023


Liberal Leader, Susan Holt, has announced the appointment of Carley Parish, K.C. as interim President of the New Brunswick Liberal Association (NBLA).

Brian Murphy, K.C. tendered his resignation as President of the NBLA effective August 15, 2023. The Executive of the NBLA met on August 10th and elected Carley Parish, K.C. as President on an interim basis.

In his resignation letter Murphy stated “I think it is important for the next Premier, Susan Holt, to have around her new people with new ideas and I always looked at this as a caretaker and transition role which I now feel has been completed with great success, in most part due to the fine work of previous and current executive and staff.”  Mr. Murphy, K.C., a former Mayor of Moncton, a member of Parliament and Justice Critic, remains active in the practice of law as senior partner at Forté Law Droit.


“On behalf of our members, I would like to thank Brian for his service and unwavering commitment to our party and the people it serves. As you step down from your role, we extend our heartfelt appreciation for your contributions.” says Liberal Leader Susan Holt.

On her recent election, Carley Parish, K.C. said “I am thrilled to have been chosen as the interim President of the NBLA and I wish Mr. Murphy all the best in his new endeavours. I very much look forward to exciting times ahead, working alongside our Leader, Susan Holt, our dynamic Liberal caucus and grassroots riding associations.”


“I am grateful to Carley for offering her time and expertise to guide our organization at this critical time,” says Liberal Leader Susan Holt. “With our fast-approaching policy convention, the riding reconstitutions, and a pending election, we are lucky to have Carley’s wisdom, dedication, and leadership at the helm.”


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