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MLA: Hon. Naomi Yamamoto – North Vancouver-Longsdale – Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness (North Vancouver-Lonsdale)

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Father, we pray for Minister Yamamoto today as she serves in the unique and important role of Emergency Preparedness.  We ask that You would grant her great wisdom and insight as she provides leadership in this regard.  Help her to anticipate emergency needs, challenges and strategies that will keep British Columbians safe and well prepared in the event of an emergency situation.  Bless her life and relationships today.  Amen

Naomi Yamamoto was re-elected as MLA for North Vancouver-Lonsdale and appointed Minister of State for Tourism and Small Business in 2013. She is also a member of the Cabinet Committee on Strong Economy.

She has served as Minister of Advanced Education, Minister of State for Intergovernmental Relations, Minister of State for Small Business and Minister of State for Building Code Renewal.

Previously, Naomi was the president and owner of Tora Design Group in North Vancouver for 21 years. She also enjoyed working with the business community as chair of the BC Chamber of Commerce, chair of the North Shore Credit Union, and representing the North Vancouver Chamber on Vancouver’s North Shore Tourism Association Board.

She served a six-year term on the board of Capilano College (now Capilano University), with the last three years as chair. She also enjoyed six years as a director of North Shore Neighbourhood House.