February 10th Virtual Meeting of the MacDonald Cartier Club with Karen Vecchio
You are invited to join the Macdonald Cartier Club VIRTUALLY via Zoom, on Wednesday, January 20, 2020 from 12:00p.m. to 1:00p.m.
To Hear: Karen Vecchio
MP for Elgin Middlesex London
How: Register with the following Zoom link https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcude-qpjkjGtdFwE-bP6_MeFUT311d4WW6
Please submit questions in advance: https://forms.gle/cAsmNvWuq6MPbZRb6
Note: This event is offered without charge and open to all, we invite you to share this with other interested parties. We kindly ask that you consider a small donation of $5 or $10 to cover ongoing costs at https://www.macdonaldcartier.com/donate
Biography: Karen Vecchio
Karen Vecchio was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex-London in 2015 and re-elected in 2019 for a second term.
Karen currently serves as the Deputy House Leader for the Official Opposition. She participates regularly in the All-Party Agricultural Caucus, the All-Party Anti-Poverty Caucus, the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Caucus, and the All-Party Parliamentary Group to End Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking.
In her capacity as Member of Parliament, Karen has served as Shadow Minister for Women and Gender Equality (2019-2020); Chair of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women (2017-2020); Shadow Minister for Families, Children and Social Development; Chair of the Conservative Social Development Caucus (2016-2019) and the Conservative Caucus Liaison to the LGBTQ2+ community.
Karen was raised on a turkey and hog farm in Sparta, Ontario and remains connected to her rural roots in Southern Ontario. Prior to entering politics, she owned and operated a small business in London, Ontario and worked alongside MP Joe Preston as his Executive Assistant for 11 years.
Karen is married to Mike and they have 5 children.