Lord, surround MLA Katrina Chen today and in the coming days with Your wisdom and guidance. May her thoughts and plans be established by You. Give her the ability to discern what is of real value. May she be filled with compassion and be aware of the needs of the families in her constituency and how to meet them. Bless her husband, her son and her extended family and may love and faithfulness never leave them May she win favour and a good name with all people. Amen……..
Katrina Chen was elected as the MLA for Burnaby-Lougheed in May 2017. 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.