Glen Abernethy is the Minister of Health and Social Services for the Northwest Territories.
Prior to being elected, Abernethy had some experience in the field of health working with the Government of the Northwest Territories. He worked in the human resources division, and was responsible for, among other things, recruiting nurses, physicians and social workers to the territory.
Abernethy is also a somewhat-accomplished musician, playing bass in band that has toured across the North.
He has held a number of positions within the legislature since first being elected in 2007. These positions include Minister of Human Resources, Minister of Justice, Minister of Public Work & Services, Minister Responsible for Seniors, Minister Responsible for Persons With Disabilities, and a previous stint as Minister of Health and Social Services from 2013 to 2015.