Roberta Hubley

Roberta Hubley

Served during the following dates: 1989-05-29; 1993-03-29

HUBLEY, ROBERTA MILDRED, teacher and school principal; b. 27 May 1941 in Hopefield, daughter of Leon MacPhee and Gladys Brown; m. 26 December 1964 Alan Hubley, and they had two children, Tracey Joan and Tamara Alane; Presbyterian.        Hubley, a Liberal, was first elected to the Legislative Assembly in the general election of 1989 for 3rd Kings. She was re-elected in the general election of 1993. Hubley served as Minister of Labour and as Minister Responsible for the Prince Edward Island Housing Corporation, Workers Compensation, the Status of Women, and the Human Rights Commission from 1989 to 1991. From 14 November 1991 to 15 April 1993, she was Minister of Energy and Forestry. Hubley chaired the Standing Committee on Education and Human Resources and was a member of the Select Standing Committee on Provincial Affairs and the Environment. She was a member of Policy Board.        Hubley received her early education at the Hopefield School. She later attended Prince of Wales College, where she completed her teacher training, and the University of Prince Edward Island, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts. For many years, she taught in a number of Island schools. In 1985 Hubley became principal of Cardigan Consolidated Elementary School. She has served as president of the Prince Edward Island Teacher’s Federation and as a member of the board of governors of the University of Prince Edward Island. Hubley has also been a director of the Canadian Teacher’s Federation and a member of the Hospital and Health Services Commission. She is a member of the Retired Teachers’ Association and the Hospice Association of Southern Kings. Roberta Hubley and her husband reside in Montague.        Alan Hubley is the son of Amos H. Hubley and Helen W. Peters of Summerside. He was a teacher and school principal at the Montague Regional High School.

References: CPG 1996; Guardian 12 April 1989, 13 March 1993, 17 May 1996. Guide to abbreviations

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