Greg Ericson is a former business owner and entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in the service industry as an investor, owner, operator, manager and front-line service worker across more than a dozen firms.
He is a proud graduate from UNB with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Philosophy and Military History in 1992, a Diploma in University teaching from UNB in 2009, a Lean Six Sigma Championship certification from UNB in 2013, and a Pension Trustee certification for Shared Risk Pension Board from UNB in 2014.
Coun. Ericson was first elected to Fredericton City Council in May 2012 and is currently serving his third term representing the people of Ward 8, having been re-elected in May 2021.
His committee appointments during his last term in office included Chair of the Municipal Finance & Corporate Administration Committee, as well as a member of the Economic Vitality Committee, Environmental Stewardship Committee, Governance & Civic Engagement Committee, Livable Community Committee, the Fredericton Tree Commission, the Public Safety Committee, the Mayor's Working Group on Community / Post-Secondary Relations, and the Shared Risk Plan Board of Trustees. He also chaired the Fire & Police Pension Board.
His past Council experience includes acting as Chair of the Public Safety & Environment Committee, Co-Chair of the Mayor’s Working Committee on Community /University Relations, and sitting on the Mayor’s Task Force on Syrian Government Assisted Refugee Settlement.
Coun. Ericson lives in the Skyline Acres area with his wife, Dr. Nicole Coleen O’Byrne, a Professor of Law at UNB.
- Economic Vitality Committee
- Environmental Stewardship Committee
- Governance & Civic Engagement, Chair
- Livable Community Committee
- Mobility Committee
- Municipal Finance & Corporate Administration Committee
- Negotiations Liaison Committee, Member
- Public Safety Committee
- Superannuation Administration Committee (Police & Fire- By-Law 13), Chair
- Regional Service Commission (alternate)