Tom Lukiwski, MP
Moose Jaw – Lake Centre - Lanigan
Born in Esterhazy, Saskatchewan in 1951, Tom has been a lifelong resident of the province and has lived in the riding of Regina-Lumsden-Lake Centre for over two decades.
Although first elected as a Member of Parliament in 2004, Tom Lukiwski has been a leader in Saskatchewan public life for many years. Previous to running for federal politics, Tom was responsible for running his own small business. Tom’s professional career included serving as the Executive Director of the former Progressive Conservative Party of Saskatchewan and General Manager of the Saskatchewan Party.
Tom was first elected to the House of Commons on June 28th, 2004. During this time he served as the Chair of the Saskatchewan Conservative Caucus. He has sat on many Parliamentary Committees including the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy, and Ethics. He was also instrumental on the subcommittee that dealt with the Federal Accountability Act.
After being re-elected in January of 2006, Tom was sworn in at Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons. He was once again re-elected in October 2008 and again in May 2011. Tom played an active role in his duties as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Government House Leader, and on the Procedure and House Affairs Committee.
In 2015, Tom was re-elected as the Member of Parliament for the new riding of Moose Jaw – Lake Centre – Lanigan.
Tom’s busy schedule has included a commitment to community service. He has served on the Labatt Brier Committee and the Saskatchewan Roughriders Marketing Board of Directors and has also played key roles with Skate Canada, the Bill Clarke Fundraiser in Support of Parkinson’s Disease and the Peter Gzowski Fundraiser for Literacy.
When Tom is away from his parliamentary duties, he enjoys working on his golf game. Tom currently resides in Regina Beach with his wife Diane. He also has two grown sons, Tyler and Ryland, and two granddaughters.
Tom served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons from 2006 until 2015, see Parliamentary Secretaries.
He was a member of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs (PROC) between 2006 and 2015, see Committees List.
In February 2016, Tom was elected chair of the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates (OGGO).