About Shelby Kramp-Neuman


Shelby Kramp-Neuman was born and raised in Madoc, Ontario and is the current Member of Parliament, representing the Conservative Party of Canada, for Hastings-Lennox and Addington. A graduate of the University of Ottawa, where she studied Communications and Political Science, Shelby has worked in government, public service, and the private sector. Before being elected to Parliament, Shelby was an award-winning Financial Advisor for Sun Life Financial.

In her early career Shelby was a Parliamentary Assistant to the late Jim Prentice and also worked for Senator Consiglio Di Nino. This experience was followed by employment with Global Affairs Canada, where she was selected to become a Canadian representative in Seattle, Washington.

After returning home, Shelby spent almost six years as a teacher, including the Hastings & Prince Edward District School Board and at Loyalist College. She served on the Centre Hastings Municipal Council for 15 years, being re-elected three times and serving for four years as Deputy Mayor.

Shelby was first elected in the 44th General Election in 2021 and is currently the Shadow Minister for Women, Gender Equality and Youth. On April 19, 2024, she was elected to Chair the Standing Committee on the Status of Women. Previously she has held the positions of Associate Shadow Minister for National Defence responsible for Recruitment and Retention and Shadow Minister for Seniors. She has been a Member of the National Defence, Foreign Affairs, Health, and Status of Women Committees. She is a member of several Interparliamentary Associations and Groups, including Commonwealth, Europe, Ireland, Japan, NATO, ParlAmericas, andUnited Kingdom. She was recently elected as the House Co-Chair of the Canada-Korea Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group.

Shelby is married to Tadum Neuman, and they have two teenage daughters, Tori and Reese.