Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows
Lisa Beare was first elected as the MLA for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows in 2017 and re-elected in 2020. She is the Minister of Citizens’ Services and previously served as Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. She serves as a member of the Legislative Review Committee, the Select Standing Committee on Legislative Initiatives, and the Cabinet Committee on Economy.
Lisa grew up in Maple Ridge and has been raising a young family in the community. She previously worked as a flight attendant. Lisa demonstrated her commitment to good governance early on, with a diploma in local government management from the University of Victoria.
Long a passionate advocate for social causes and a committed volunteer, Lisa got her start in politics in 2014 when she was elected as a member of the local school board. Her time on the school board and her own experiences as a mother led her to become an advocate for quality public education for all British Columbians.