|Randy C. Hoback
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Prince Albert
|Preceded by||Brian Fitzpatrick|
|Chair of the Standing Committee on
September 30, 2014
|Preceded by||Rob Merrifield|
December 19, 1967 |
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
Randy C. Hoback (born December 19, 1967 in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to represent the electoral district of Prince Albert in the 2008 Canadian federal election. He is a member of the Conservative Party. He was subsequently re-elected in the 2011 federal election with 62.2% of the vote.
Hoback worked for farm machinery manufacturer Flexicoil and later Case New Holland from 1986 to 2000, when he purchased the family farm in 2000. He subsequently expanded the farm to 3,300 acres (13 km2) as well as developing custom spraying and trucking business. He was nominated for the Saskatchewan Outstanding Young Farmer Award in 2005.
As an MP, Hoback was a member of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, a member of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-food and the Standing Committee on Finance. On Oct. 16, 2014, he became Chair of the Standing Committee on International Trade. He also serves as the Chair of the Saskatchewan Conservative Caucus.
In 2010, he was elected as Chair of the Canadian Section of ParlAmericas (www.parlamericas.org) – an organization committed to promoting parliamentary participation in the inter-American system, developing inter-parliamentary dialogue on issues of importance to the hemisphere and encouraging the sharing of experiences and best practices amongst its members. It also works to strengthen the role of legislatures in democratic development and promotes the harmonization of legislation and hemispheric integration as instruments of sustainable and harmonious development.
In February 2011, Hoback was also elected President of ParlAmericas at the Association’s 8th Annual FIPA-Parlamericas meeting in Asuncion, Paraguay. He now serves as the organization's Past-President.
Hoback is married with two children.
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