Speaker Profiles

The Honourable Ted Menzies

The Honourable Ted Menzies

Minister of State (Finance)

The Government of Canada

Ted Menzies was first elected to the House of Commons in 2004 and was
re-elected in 2006, 2008 and 2011. In October 2007, Mr. Menzies was
sworn in as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance.
Previously, he served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of
International Cooperation and the Minister of International Trade. He
was appointed Minister of State (Finance) in January 2011.

Prior to his election to Parliament, Mr. Menzies worked in the areas
of agriculture and international trade. He held the post of President of
the Canadian Agri-Food and Trade Alliance and was Vice-President of the
Grain Growers of Canada. He has owned and operated a farm for more than
30 years.

Mr. Menzies has played an active role in municipal, provincial,
national and international boards and committees, including the Appeal
Board for the Alberta Financial Services Corporation and Lions Clubs
International.

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