Jane Shin was elected as the MLA for Burnaby-Lougheed in May 2013.
Jane currently serves as the Opposition Deputy Spokesperson for Trade and Multiculturalism, and on the Select Standing Committee on Health. She was previously appointed Opposition Spokesperson for Small Business, Deputy Opposition Spokesperson for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Immigration and Intergovernmental Relations, and served on the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services.
She is the first Canadian of Korean descent elected to the provincial legislature in B.C.
Jane was born in South Korea and immigrated to Canada when she was 11 years old. She has been actively involved in community service from a young age, volunteering for organizations such as Canadian Red Cross Society and the Multicultural Society of B.C. She was recognized by the City of Surrey for her work.
Jane Shin is an educator and entrepreneur with strong ties in the medical and business communities.
Jane holds a medical doctorate degree from Spartan Health Sciences University in St. Lucia. She is a health care educator who has taught at British Columbia Institute of Technology, Vancouver Community College and the West Coast College of Massage Therapy.
Jane is an avid fisher and environmentalist, and lives in Burnaby.