Terry Lake was re-elected in June 2013 as MLA for the riding of Kamloops-North Thompson. He was appointed the Minister of Health June 10, 2013.
Lake has served as Minister of Environment. Prior to that, he served as the Parliamentary Secretary for Health Promotion to the Minister of Health Services and Parliamentary Secretary for the Ranching Task Force to the Minister of Agriculture and Lands. He also sat as a member of the Select Standing Committee on Health and on Legislative Initiatives.
A veterinarian by profession, Lake served as the mayor of the City of Kamloops from 2005-2008 and as a city councillor from 2002-05.