Below is information on all of the different roles R.J. Simpson has had while in the Legislative Assembly. Information includes committees they sat on (and they role held), Cabinet portfolios, and other roles in the Assembly.

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District Assembly Start Date End Date
Hay River North 18th Assembly 2015.11.23 2019.09.30
Hay River North 19th Assembly 2019.10.01 2023.10.15
Hay River North 20th Assembly 2023.11.14


Start Date End Date
18th Assembly
  Deputy Speaker 2016.02.18 2019.08.31
19th Assembly
  Minister Without Portfolio 2019.10.25 2019.11.08
  Minister Responsible for the Public Utilities Board 2019.11.08 2020.09.08
  Minister of Education, Culture and Employment 2019.11.08
  Government House Leader 2019.11.08
  Minister of Infrastructure 2020.08.19 2020.09.08
  Minister of Justice 2020.09.08


Start Date End Date
18th Assembly
    Caucus Round Table 2015.12.08 2019.08.31
    Economic Development and Environment 2016.02.18 2019.08.31
  Deputy Chair
    Government Operations 2016.02.18 2019.08.31
    Priorities and Planning 2015.12.17 2019.08.31
    Social Development 2016.02.18 2019.08.31
    Territorial Leadership 2015.12.08 2019.08.31


Type District Election Date Result
General Election Hay River North 2015.11.23 Elected
General Election Hay River North 2019.10.01 Acclaimed
General Election Hay River North 2023.11.14 Re-Elected
* Please note that this information has been sourced from a variety of sources including the Assembly's published Session Indexes, news media, election reports and others. The Session Indexes were available digitally from 1999 until 2012, and are no longer produced.