Stephen Horsman was first elected to the Legislative Assembly on September 22, 2014, as the member for Fredericton North, and was sworn in as Deputy Premier, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, Minister of Justice, and Minister responsible for Military Affairs on October 7, 2014.
He graduated from Oromocto High School in 1980. He received his bachelor of arts from St. Thomas University in 1985, and a bachelor of education in 1986. During his time at St. Thomas, he was a two-time recipient of the John Frederick Walls Award for Excellence in Academics and Athletics and was named Most Valuable Player of the basketball team six times. He was a three-time male athlete of the year and was also awarded the Sports Governing Board Medallion for his outstanding contributions to STU Athletics.
Mr. Horsman graduated from the Atlantic Police Academy in 1987. He served as a police officer for the City of Fredericton for 25 years before retiring. He has experience as a supply teacher and coach and has served as a volunteer on various community boards and committees.
Mr. Horsman and his family reside on Fredericton’s north side.