Meet Your Commission

The Honourable Gordon L. Campbell (Chair)

Gordon L. Campbell (Chair)

The Honourable Gordon L. Campbell has been a member of the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island since 2001. Prior to his appointment, he practiced law with Stewart McKelvey in Charlottetown, PEI, focusing primarily on corporate and commercial law. A graduate of the University of New Brunswick Law School in 1980, he holds a Masters in Public Administration from Dalhousie University (1977) and a BA in Political Science from the University of Prince Edward Island (1975).

He is a past director and member of the Executive of the Canadian Superior Courts Judges Association and past chair of the Association's Technology Committee. He is currently Chair of the Association's Public Education Committee and serves as a member of the Canadian Judicial Council's Technology Sub-Committee.

Justice Campbell sits as a member of the Rules Committee of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal of Prince Edward Island. He has served since 2008 as a member of the faculty of the Intensive Trial Advocacy Program presented by the Faculty of Law at Université de Moncton, NB. He is the current chair of the Federal Judicial Appointments Advisory Committee for PEI. He is a past president of the PEI Branch of the Canadian Bar Association and, at the time of his appointment to the Supreme Court, was the vice-president of the PEI Law Society.

Justice Campbell is fluent in English and French. He is married to Dr. Barbara Campbell, PhD, a professor at the University of Prince Edward Island, and they have four daughters who are pursuing studies and career interests in various corners of the globe.

Mr. Armand DesRoches (Member)

Mr. Armand DesRoches (Member)

Mr. Armand DesRoches retired in 2004 from the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island, Trial Division. Mr. DesRoches was called to the Bar of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island in 1966. He served with the Office of the Judge Advocate General of the Canadian Armed Forces, as Chief Military Judge for the Canadian Armed Forces, and as Judge of the Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada. He retired from the Canadian Forces with the rank of captain (Navy). Mr. DesRoches was also appointed as chair of a provincial task force to assess groundwater contamination in Prince Edward Island and as the judicial nominee to the Federal Electoral Commission in 1993.

Mr. Eugene Murphy (Member)

Eugene Murphy (Member)

Mr. Eugene Murphy is a retired educator who worked for 33 years in public schools in Prince Edward Island. During 18 of those years he was an intermediate school or high school principal. Following his retirement from the public system, he worked for five years at the Faculty of Education of the University of Prince Edward Island as an administrator and part-time lecturer. In 2007, Mr. Murphy chaired the Legislative Review Committee of the Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island. He is an active volunteer in a number of community organizations. Mr. Murphy received a BSc from St. Dunstan's University in 1968, a BEd from the University of Prince Edward Island in 1972 and an MEd from the University of Toronto in 1987.

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