Ben Lobb was first elected to the House of Commons in 2008. He was sworn in as the Member of Parliament for Huron-Bruce, October 14th, 2008. He was re-elected again in May 2011 and October 2015.
In the 41st Parliament Ben served as Chair of the Standing Committee on Health. The Committee studied many topics including, Opioid Addiction in Canada, Safety Code 6, Lyme Disease and Vaping in Canada.
In addition to serving as the Chair of the Standing Committee on Health, Ben has served on Veterans Affairs Committee (VAC) and Agriculture & Agri-Food Committee. During his time on VAC, the committee reviewed the Veterans Independence Program which provides benefits to Veterans returning from Afghanistan. The recommendations from this report led to many enhancements for wellness, rehabilitation and an opportunity for a productive life after their Military service was complete.
Ben is the former Chair of the Government Auto Caucus. He has served on numerous committees since 2008, member of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Standing Committee Transport, Public Safety and National Security.
Previously, Ben worked in the Finance Department for Desire2Lean (D2L) and Wescast Industries in Wingham, Ontario, He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee.
Ben with Samantha and their two sons Cal and Caden.