Father, we thank you for the Hon. Naomi Yamamoto and her investment of time and service for the residents of the North Shore-Lonsdale region of our province. As Minister of State of Emergency Preparedness, Naomi and her staff need guidance and direction as they look ahead to potential issues we as a province would face in the state of an emergency. Give them discernment and strategy as they strive to create the necessary protocol and procedures for this. Thank you for giving Naomi the grace she needs daily for each and every task she has been assigned. Bless her abundantly, Lord Jesus.
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.