2 Corinthians 9:15 (NASB): Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift! Heavenly Father, You have given us everything we have, and as we pray for our leaders, we raise Hon. George Chow to You with thanksgiving. We ask for Your hand of blessing upon his work as Minister of State for Trade and upon his family as they celebrate life together. May they know your presence throughout the year. In the holy name of Jesus, we pray. Amen…..
George Chow was elected MLA for Vancouver-Fraserview in 2017. Prior to that, he served two terms on Vancouver City Council from 2005 to 2011. He is the Minister of State for Trade. Born in China, he completed primary school in Hong Kong and settled in Vancouver in 1965. George grew up in the Downtown Eastside and attended Britannia and Gladstone Secondary Schools. He graduated from UBC in mechanical engineering in 1975 and had a 30-year career with BC Hydro in power generation. George is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC, and a Fellow of Engineers Canada. He has also served on many community organizations as a volunteer including: the Urban Spirit Foundation, Vancouver Public Library Board, Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver, Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC, Chinese Benevolent Association of Vancouver, Vancouver Chinatown Merchants Association, S.U.C.C.E.S.S., and various family associations.