Dr. Robert Kitchen was elected in 2015 to represent the riding of Souris-Moose Mountain as a member of the Conservative caucus. He was named the party’s critic for Sport.
Running his own chiropractic clinic for over twenty-five years lead Kitchen to become an advocate for public health and early childhood education. His wife Donna is also a healthcare professional, working as a nurse and a caseworker in Esteven Home Care.
Together they have raised three children – a scientist, a lawyer, and a teacher.
Kitchen earned a Bachelor’s in Kinesiology and earned the title of Doctor in Chiropractic Medicine from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. He has worked in many capacities in the field, such as lecturer and clinician, while earning a postgraduate diploma in educational administration at the University of Regina.
Kitchen spends much of his time volunteering and giving back to the community. His focus has been on Minor Hockey and Soccer, as well as Army Cadets and the Boy Scouts.
Kitchen believes that health and education should begin at an early age. Kitchen has also served on the St. Joseph’s Hospital Ethics Committee.
Kitchen was born in Poole, England where his father, a Major General in the Canadian Armed Forces, was serving. He has lived around the world including in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran and the United States.