Tourism, Arts and Culture
Honourable Lisa Beare
Lisa Beare was elected as the MLA for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows in May 2017. She is the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, responsible for Sport and Multiculturalism.
As the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, she works to promote and strengthen B.C.’s dynamic tourism industry, as well as the vibrant arts, culture and sport community, to ensure that these sectors continue to thrive throughout the province and are valued and respected internationally.
Lisa grew up in Maple Ridge and is raising a young family in the community. She previously worked as a flight attendant and a commercial pilot.
Long a passionate advocate for social causes and a dedicated volunteer, she demonstrated her commitment to good governance early on, earning a diploma in local government management from the University of Victoria. Lisa got her start in politics in 2014 when she was elected as a school board trustee for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows.