Lisa Thompson is a lifelong resident of Huron-Bruce, born in East Wawanosh. Lisa has always been an active member of her community. She has served as Chair of the Ontario 4-H Foundation as well as a Trustee; Chair of the International Goat Symposium, and also Vice-Chair of Ontario Agri-Food Education Inc. One of her proudest accomplishments was leading the growth of Teeswater’s Ontario Dairy Goat Cooperative, from a regional to provincial organization, and into a multi-million dollar business venture. And interestingly enough - she also found time to join Team Farmall in 2007 and this group of Farmall enthusiasts found time to prove - tractors really can dance!!
Lisa was re-elected to the Ontario Legislative Assesmbly in June, 2014 as the provincial representative for the Riding of Huron-Bruce. As MPP, Lisa brings – with pride – her rural roots to Queen’s Park advocating for Huron-Bruce. In addition to her role as Caucus Chair, Lisa also serves as Critic for International Trade, as well as Critic for Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation. She participates in a non-partisan Lung Health Caucus and serves on the Standing Committee for General Government.
Lisa and her husband Dennis live outside of Teeswater on the Schiestel Family century farm and proudly support their family and community at every chance.