A graduate of Dalhousie High School and St. Thomas University, Guy Arseneault has a proven track record as a leader at the school, community, provincial and national levels. Serving for many years as a teacher, principal and hockey coach, he also devoted his energies to leadership roles in his home community and region including municipal councillor for eight years, a director and vice-president of the Charlo Airport Commission, and chair of the Dalhousie Regional Transportation Commission.
He was first elected as the Member of Parliament in 1988 for Restigouche-Chaleur and went on to serve for 9 years. He had the opportunity to serve as Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Canadian Heritage. Following this, he spent five years as Deputy Commissioner with the Canada Pension Plan Review Tribunals.
Arseneault was a member of the New Brunswick Teachers’ Association (NBTA) Board of Directors for five years, including four years on the Executive Committee. He was Vice-President of the NBTA from 2013-15 and President from 2015 to 2017. He currently serves as the poicy advocate for the department of Post-Secondary Education.
Guy Arseneault stated he was honoured to receive the endorsement from the members of Campbellton-Dalhousie. “The investments made in this region have put us on a road to recovery, and I want to make sure we continue to focus on economic development to improve the quality of life for the people in our region,” said Arseneault.