First elected in June
2004, Brad Trost is the Member of Parliament for Saskatoon-Humboldt,
a constituency both urban and rural, in east central
Saskatchewan that has the University of Saskatchewan
at its heart.
Prior to his election,
Brad worked as an exploration geophysicist, having
graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with
Bachelor degrees in geophysics and economics. Brad
was also part of the family farm operation, and found
time to teach English for a year in Russia before
running for public office.
As a Member of Parliament,
Brad has concentrated on issues important to Saskatchewan.
In particular, Brad has emphasized agriculture and
energy issues and worked to support local infrastructure,
including the University of Saskatchewan. Brad has
also taken a special interest in mining issues, including
introducing legislation to open up Canada's uranium
sector to foreign investment.
Brad currently serves as
a member on the House of Commons Standing Committee
on Natural Resources. He formerly served as a member
of the International Trade Committee and before that,
the Industry Committee. He is the founder of the Conservative
Party's Energy Caucus and is a member of the cross-party
Pro-Life Caucus. He has also served as an elected
vice-chair of the Canada-U.S. Parliamentary Association
for six years.
Brad is married and resides
of Parliament &
B.Sc. Geophysics (University of Saskatchewan)
Born: May 15, 1974 in Langenburg, Sask. Raised
on the family farm in eastern Saskatchewan.
The son of Bill and Evelyn Trost, who still
farm in the Willowbrook area. Employed as a
Geophysicist 2000 to 2004. Member of Parliament