Ms. KAMIMOTO Mieko'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Ms. KAMIMOTO Mieko

  • The Democratic Party and The Shin-Ryokufukai
  • Elected 2001, 2007 and 2013, Proportional Representation
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 10,2017)
    Committee on Education, Culture and Science (Director)
    Committee on Oversight of Administration
    Special Committee on Okinawa and Northern Problems

Born:
 January 22, 1948, Fukuoka Prefecture

Education:
 1970 Fukuoka University of Education, Faculty of
    Education

Career:
 1970 teacher, Elementary School
 2000 Director, Education and Culture Bureau, Japan
    Teachers' Union
 2001 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major posts in the House of Councillors)
 2009 Chairperson, Committee on Audit
 2016 Chairperson, Committee on Cabinet

(Major post in the Government)
 2011 Parliamentary Secretary of Education, Culture,
    Sports, Science and Technology

(Major posts in a political parties)
 2013 Vice-President, Democratic Party of Japan
 2016 Vice-President, The Democratic Party

(as of January 16,2017)

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