Paul Pike graduated from Memorial University with a Bachelor of Arts (Education) Degree and a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration. His career on the Burin Peninsula has given him four decades of teaching and administration at all levels including post-secondary.
MHA Pike has been involved in promoting the development and economic sustainability of the Burin Peninsula for a number of years. He has been on Municipal Council in St. Lawrence for twenty-eight years and served as Mayor until his election as MHA for Burin – Grand Bank. He was also the Vice-President of Municipalities NL and Public Relations Chairperson of the Municipal Assessment Agency.
MHA Pikes commitment to the region also includes a number of other volunteer services. He was the Director with the Community Credit Union , Director with Burin Peninsula Community Development Board and Burin Peninsula Eastern Health Advisory Board. He also was a trustee with the Eastern Healthcare Board . Until recently, He was a member of the Human Rights Commission and the Labour Relations Board.
MHA Paul Pike and his wife, Laura, have three children and seven grandchildren.