PC Party NL Progressive Conservative Party of Newfoundland and Labrador

Provincial Caucus

Tracey Perry

Tracey Perry

PC MHA for Fortune Bay – Cape La Hune District

Tracey Perry, born and raised in St. Alban’s, currently shares a home with her partner, Cletus MacDonald. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Co-operative) degree from Memorial University, and upon completion of university in 1993, she returned to her rural hometown of St. Alban’s.

Here she established and operated TMP Consulting Inc. In 1995, Tracey began a successful career as Executive Director for the Coast of Bays Corporation (Regional Economic Development Board), acquiring an extensive knowledge of the district’s challenges and its significant opportunities for growth. Experienced in strategic planning, project management, organizational governance and fostering co-operation, she has a solid network of Developers across the province, along with an in depth understanding of working with government “from the ground up”. In addition, Tracey has worked with Consulting and Audit Canada in Ottawa, as well as the head office of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency in Moncton. She participated in a Newfoundland to Iceland Economic Study Mission (1997) and a Trade Team Canada Mission to Japan (1999) and a Team Canada Trade Mission to Iceland 2007 where she gained insight into development approaches of other jurisdictions and the challenges of small business in a global marketplace.

Tracey Perry is very committed to ensuring a dynamic future in rural Newfoundland and Labrador. She has over eighteen years experience in rural development at the grass roots level, working with individuals, municipalities, community organizations and regional groups. Active in volunteer and leadership capacities from the local to the national level, Tracey served as a Girl Guide Leader from 1993-1996, then became President of the Bay d’ Espoir Development Association (1997-1998). From 1999 to 2001, she Chaired the Newfoundland Salmonid Growers Association, and was a member of the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Association’s Standing Committee on Human Resources from 2002 to 2004. She also served on the Rural Secretariat for Council#5 from 2003-2007.

Tracey has worked with regional committees for the Joint Mayors, Tourism, Fishery and Aquaculture, as well as numerous other groups in communities throughout Fortune Bay – Cape La Hune and the province including:

  • Director, The Newfoundland and Labrador Aquaculture Industry Association
  • Director, The Newfoundland and Labrador Economic Developers Association
  • Director, The Central Newfoundland Tourism Committee
  • Director, The Provincial Zonal Board Association’s Committees for Communications and Fisheries
  • Director, The Labour Market Development Agreement Committee
  • Director, The Provincial Zonal Board Association’s Committees for Communications and Fisheries
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Member, Ministerial Committee for Fisheries of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Member, Ministerial Committee for Youth Retention and Attraction

On October 9th, 2007, Tracey became the first woman ever elected to serve the district of Fortune Bay Cape La Hune and was appointed Legislative Assistant to the Minister of Innovation, Trade and Rural
Development. She was re-elected in the October 11, 2011 general election.

Tracey is 41 years old, the youngest of thirteen children. She resides in St. Alban’s with her partner. They really enjoy “living rural Newfoundland and Labrador” where the lifestyle, community spirit, clean water, fresh air and safe streets are second to none. She has a vision of rural Newfoundland and Labrador as sustainable and prosperous, and brings high energy in her commitment to fostering economic renewal in rural NL.