Lisa Thompson is For the People.
Lisa was first elected to Queen’s Park for the riding of Huron-Bruce in October, 2011. She was re-elected in June, 2014 and re-elected again this past June as part of the new PC government.
In early July she was appointed to Cabinet as Minister of Education and was also appointed to sit on the Treasury Board.
Additional to her parliamentary roles, Lisa was selected by the Speaker of Ontario’s Legislative Assembly to represent the province on a steering committee for Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians, Canadian Region, for a three-year term.
Lisa was born in Wingham and grew up in East Wawanosh, in Huron County until she left for the University of Guelph where she studied and has a degree in Public Administration and Consumer Economics.
As a youth, Lisa always had a keen interest in provincial politics and has been an active volunteer for Huron-Bruce for many years.
Lisa resides in Teeswater with her husband Dennis, and are the proud parents to three step-children. Lisa enjoys spending time working with her family on the farm, skiing, curling, cheering on local sports teams and spending time at Bruce Beach.