Chair of the Standing Senate Committee on National Finance
Nine-time minister in the New Brunswick provincial government
- Senator Percy Mockler began his career in politics as a a Progressive Conservative MLA in New Brunswick, which he held from 1982 to 1987. At that point, he was the youngest MLA to ever have been elected in New Brunswick. He held this position again from 1993 to 2009. During his time in provincial politics, he held various ministerial portfolios including: Solicitor General, Human Resources Development and Housing, Family and Community Services, Transportation, Intergovernmental and International Relations, La Francophonie, Service New Brunswick, Wellness, Culture and Sport, Immigration and Repatriation Secretariat.
- After his first term as a New Brunswick MLA, Senator Mockler became an organizer and public servant for the federal Progressive Conservatives from 1988 to 1993. He remains a a key organizer for the Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick.