Progressive Senate Group
Chair of the Senate Selection Committee
Former Liberal Party of Canada national director
- Senator Terry Mercer currently serves as Chair of the Progressive Senate Group. Before becoming a senator, Mercer served as the director of fundraising for the Liberal Party of Canada, a role which he started in 1995. He became the National Director of the Liberal Party of Canada in 1997 and held this position until 2003.
- Senator Mercer was the executive assistant to the Nova Scotia minister of labour and housing from 1974 to 1978.