Lea Theodora Bouwmeester (born October 3, 1979 in Hoogeveen) is a Dutch politician and former civil servant and social counselor. She is a member of the Labour Party (Partij van de Arbeid) and was an MP between November 30, 2006 and March 23, 2017. She focused on matters of prison system, mental health care, addiction and drug rehabilitation.
Bouwmeester went on pregnancy and maternity leave from 1 March 2016 to 10 June 2016 and was temporarily replaced by Harm Brouwer.
- (in Dutch) Parlement.com biography
- (in Dutch) House of Representatives biography