Heavenly Father, it is a privilege to bring the Hon. Katrina Chen before you. Thank you for the work she is doing with the young families and children in our province. Our future generations need so much support right now. Over this next year, I pray that you will be beside her, grant her workable solutions and supports as she works in our government and for the families of British Columbia. Thank you for her enthusiasm and desire to actively be a part of leading our province. I pray she will be a source of strength to those around her. Surround her with your love and care and give her the health and strength she needs to do the work you have called her to. Amen.
Katrina Chen was elected as the MLA for Burnaby-Lougheed in 2017 and again in 2020. She is the Minister of State for Child Care. She has served as a Trustee on the Burnaby Board of Education, and worked in both provincial and federal government constituency offices for over 10 years. Katrina has a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a political science major and a history minor from Simon Fraser University, and also earned a certificate in Immigration Laws, Policies and Procedures from the University of British Columbia. She has also worked as a community organizer with ACORN, emceed for major cultural festivals, and volunteered as an executive member for several local non-profit organizations for many years. Katrina is originally from Taiwan, moving to British Columbia many years ago. Katrina and her husband have a son, and call Burnaby their home.