Rob Morrison is the Member of Parliament for Kootenay — Columbia and has led a full life of service. His father served in the Royal Canadian Air Force, which gave him wide-ranging exposure to the Canadian landscape and catapulted him into a 35-year career serving his country as a public servant.
Throughout his career, he served in many leadership roles, forging strong collaborative relationships within government. During his tenure as Director General with the Treasury Board Secretariat, he was responsible for an information-sharing environment with all law enforcement agencies and foreign governments. Prior to his role as Director General, he served as Senior Executive Chief Superintendent with the RCMP in British Columbia. Rob also served as a diplomat with the Department of Foreign Affairs where he was responsible for 17 countries in Central/Southwest Asia and the Middle East, and engaged firsthand with senior foreign government officials representing the voice of Canada.
Rob has received multiple recognitions, including a Commissioners Commendation for Outstanding Service and recognition from Prime Minister Harper for his years of loyal public service. He was elected to represent Kootenay-Columbia in the 2019 and 2021 Federal elections. After serving as the Deputy Shadow Minister for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Rob was appointed to the role of Shadow Minister for National Security.
Rob travels extensively to remote communities and areas throughout Kootenay-Columbia. He is committed to understanding the real issues residents and business owners are facing. He values relationships and is continuously building bridges and solutions between government, communities, and the thousands of constituents he represents with pride.
Rob is a devoted husband and father. He and his wife Heather have five children.