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. She previous served as Minister responsible for Women's Equality from 2020 until 2023.
Scott-Wallace was born and raised in Belleisle Creek. She studied political science at Mount Allison University and graduated from the journalism program at Holland College on Prince Edward Island.
After completing her studies, Minister Scott-Wallace had a successful 25-year career as an award-winning jounralist throughout the Maritimes. Most of those years were spent as an editor and reporter for both the Kings County Record and Telegraph-Journal. Minister 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. Those many conversations with people and the challenges and successes they face inspired her to run to represent her riding in the legislature and work to help solve the existing roadblocks.
Minister Scott-Wallace lives in the Sussex area with her husband Troy, son Kegan, and daughter Jaime.