First elected to the House of Commons in 1993, Reg Alcock was re-elected in 1997 and 2000. Most recently, he served as Chair of the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates, and as a member of the Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Urban Issues.
Mr. Alcock served as the Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Privy Council and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs from July 1998 to August 2000. He was Chair of the Standing Committee on Human Resource Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, a member of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights, and Chair of the Manitoba Liberal Caucus and the Northern and Western Caucus.
From 1988 to 1993, Mr. Alcock was the member of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly for the constituency of Osborne. Before entering public life, he worked as a consultant.
Mr. Alcock received his B.A. from Simon Fraser University, and completed a Master of Public Administration degree at Harvard University. He and his wife Karen Taraska-Alcock have three children.