Hastings--Lennox and Addington
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Daryl Kramp is the Member of Parliament for the riding of Prince Edward-Hastings, first elected in June, 2004. His past political experience includes six years as a municipal councillor and deputy reeve in the municipality of Madoc.
Mr. Kramp brings vast experience in the private sector to his new role. He has created and operated several successful business ventures in the fields of retail, wholesale, hospitality and in addition to hands-on business management, Mr. Kramp has taught in the hospitality field at the secondary school and community college levels. He also has experience as a trade consultant and as a sports promoter organized some of the largest international junior ice hockey tours in North America. Prior to this, he served the public as a member of the Ontario Provincial Police for five years before venturing into the business world.
Mr. Kramp was honoured to be appointed by the Prime Minister as Chair of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security (SECU). SECU is responsible for one of the largest departmental portfolios including close to 140 statutes administrated by the Department of Public Safety and it Agencies. The Committee considers a number of Socio-Legal and Bills pertaining to criminal law, corrections, terrorism, border security, policing and law enforcement, crime prevention and emergency management. Mr. Kramp had served on the Finance Committee, the Treasury Board Advisory Caucus and acted as Vice-Chair of the Steering Committees and Standing Committees of Public Accounts and Government Operations and Estimates.
Mr. Kramp has been elected as Co-Chair of the Canada-China Legislative Association and is a Member of the Executive of the Canada-Ireland Friendship Group and the Canada-Australia/New Zealand. As well as an active member of the Parliamentary Associations of the Commonwealth, NATO, ParlAmericas, Canada-Europe including the Inter-Parliamentary Associations of Canada-France, Canada-Japan, Canada-United Kingdom, Canada-United States and the IPU.
In addition, Mr. Kramp was elected by his peers as the Canadian President of the Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC). Their mandate is to share with developing nation’s principles and procedures of parliamentary functions regarding ethics, accountability and rule of law. Also, chosen to sit on the Canadian Federation of Independent Business Caucus.
Involvement in local community is also important to Mr. Kramp. He is past president of the local Kinsmen Club, the Canadian Cancer Society and the local Chamber of Commerce. He has also been a past member of the Kiwanis Club, the Royal Canadian Legion and various charitable organizations. Daryl has been active as a player and coach in numerous competitive sports at the local, provincial and national levels.
Daryl and his wife Carol Ann have three daughters, Kari Layne, Taryl and Shelby along with seven grandchildren, Ky, Anna Belle, Tori, Ainsley, Reese, Henry and Kash.