Sherry Gambin-Walsh, Placentia – St. Mary’s

Sherry Gambin-Walsh was born and raised in Placentia and currently resides in North Harbour, St. Mary’s Bay. She has 25 years of experience as a healthcare professional, and many years in the non-profit sector. She completed nursing studies in 1990 and received a certificate in leadership from Memorial University.

She worked as a neonatal nurse at the Dr. Charles A. Janeway and as the community inclusion coordinator and the provincial executive director for the Newfoundland and Labrador Association for Community Living.

Minister Gambin-Walsh served on the board of the NL Irish Connections and Festival of the Sea. She was also a member of the Provincial Advisory Council to the Minister Responsible for the Status of Persons with Disabilities. She was the chair of the Autism Society and the chair of the Avalon Gateway Regional Economic Development Board. She was also a member of the St. Mary’s Bay Rural Development Association and other community boards.