Darlene Compton was first elected as the MLA for Belfast-Murray River in 2015, serving as Opposition House Leader and Opposition Critic for Finance, Family and Human Services, and the Status of Women. Darlene has sat on the Legislative Management, Public Accounts, and Health and Wellness committees.
Darlene earned a business degree from Casco Bay College before living and working overseas for many years. Prior to being elected, Darlene worked as administrator of the Dr. John Gillis Memorial Lodge.
Darlene sits on the board of the Belfast Development Corporation, the Belfast Recreation Centre, is a founding member of the Belfast Curling Club and is an active member of St. John's Presbyterian Church. Darlene has two grown children, Katie and Glen, and now lives in South Pinette with her husband Russell.