BIOGRAPHY

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Hon. Tammy Scott-Wallace is the member of the New Brunswick Legislative Assembly for the riding of Sussex-Fundy-St. Martins. First elected in 2020, she currently serves as Minister of Tourism, Heritage, and Culture, as well as the Minister responsible for Women's Equality. 

Scott-Wallace was born and raised in Belleisle Creek, and is a graduate of Belleisle Regional High School. Interested in politics from a young age, she first attended Mount Allison University to study political science before transferring to the journalism program at Holland College on Prince Edward Island. 

Prior to journeying into politics, she worked as an award-winning journalist for 25 years, with the majority of those years based in the Sussex region as an editor and reporter for both the Kings County Record and Telegraph-Journal. Scott-Wallace covered politics at all levels and spent her career listening to the stories of people in Sussex-Fundy-St. Martins and across the province about the issues that matter most to them. 

Scott-Wallace has lived in Sussex for 18 years with her husband Troy, son Kegan, and daughter Jaime.