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DARYL KRAMP BIO

Daryl Kramp is the Provincial Member of Parliament for the riding of Hastings-Lennox and Addington. He was appointed as Caucus Chair on July 17, 2018 and is a Member of the Standing Committee on General Government.

Daryl’s vast political experience includes twelve years as the Member of Parliament for Prince Edward-Hastings, six years as a Municipal Councillor and Deputy Reeve in the Village of Madoc.  Mr. Kramp’s experience in the private sector was a tremendous asset to his role. He has created and operated several successful business ventures in the fields of retail, wholesale, hospitality in addition to hands-on business management. He also has experience as a trade consultant and as a sports promoter he organized some of the largest international junior ice hockey tours in North America. Prior to this, he was 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). 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 was elected as Co-Chair of the Canada-China Legislative Association and was a Member of the Executive of the Canada-Ireland Friendship Group and the Canada-Australia/New Zealand. Mr. Kramp was 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). He completed his studies at the Institute of Corporate Directors (Telfor School of Management) (Rotman School of Business) and served on the Board of Canadian Global Corporation that went public. In his role as an Independent Director he served on the Audit Committee, Governance Committee and as Chair of the Compensation Committee.

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.