Lisa Thompson is For the People.
Lisa was first elected to Queen’s Park in October, 2011, re-elected in June, 2014, and she was elected for a third term in June, 2018 by more than 50% of the vote in Huron-Bruce, as part of the Ontario PC government.
She was appointed by Premier Doug Ford to Cabinet and currently serves as Minister of Government and Consumer Services and Ontario’s Registrar General. As a member of cabinet, she also serves on the Legislation and Regulations Committee, and the Economic and Resource Policy Committee.. Additional to her parliamentary roles, Lisa is honoured to represent Ontario as Chair for Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians—Canada Region.
Lisa was born and raised near Wingham in Huron County, but now calls Bruce County home as she lives near Teeswater on a farm that has been in her husband’s family for 120 years. Lisa is a graduate of the University of Guelph and is also an alumnus of Class 6 of the Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program and the George Morris Executive Leadership Program. Before entering into politics, Lisa served as the General Manager of the Ontario Dairy Goat Cooperative (ODGC).
Lisa has a long history of being an active and engaged citizen, working with many community organizations. She has served as an Ontario 4-H Foundation Chair of the Board; and as Vice-chair of Ontario Agri-Food Education Inc.