Don Ferguson

Deputy Minister, Department of Health, New Brunswick

Don Ferguson, BSc. holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of New Brunswick. He joined the New Brunswick Public Service in 1977 as a geologist with the Department of Natural Resources. From 1981 to 1987, he worked as a compensation officer at the Board of Management. He became manager of the Pension Programs at the Department of in 1987 and remained there for five years. In 1992 he joined the then Department of Income Assistance as director of programs and was promoted in 1996 to Assistant Deputy Minister of the Income Security Division of the Department of Human Resources Development, later to become and Community Services. Mr. Ferguson was Deputy Minister of Training and Employment Development from February 2001 to October 2003, Deputy Minister of and Community Services until September 2007. On September 10, 2007 he was appointed Deputy Minister of the Department of Health.

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