(Updated September 22, 2016)
Randy Hoback, MP (Prince Albert)
Official Opposition Critic for Canada / US Relations
Chair, Saskatchewan Conservative Caucus
Vice-Chair, Standing Committee on International Trade
Randy Hoback is the Member of Parliament for the federal riding of Prince Albert.
He is the Official Opposition Critic for Canada / US Relations, Chair of the Saskatchewan Conservative Caucus and the Vice-Chair of the House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade.
Randy was born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, and grew up and attended school in Canwood, Saskatchewan. He holds a business administration certificate through the University of Saskatchewan and a Chartered Director's designation (C. Dir.), which he completed through McMaster University’s Chartered Directors College.
As a Parliamentarian, Randy has served as the Chair of the House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade. He has also served on the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance, the Standing Committee on Natural Resources, the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs and the Standing Committee on Agriculture & Agri-Food.
In March 2010, Randy was elected Chair of the Canadian Section of the Inter-Parliamentary Forum of the Americas (FIPA) – 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. In February 2011, Hoback was also elected President of FIPA at the Association’s 8th Annual FIPA-ParlAmericas in Asuncion, Paraguay. In September 2011, FIPA officially changed its name to ParlAmericas (www.parlamericas.org). Hoback now serves the organization’s Past-President.
Randy is married, and strongly supported by his wife, Jerri. They have together raised two children. He is a strong and experienced voice for the federal riding of Prince Albert.