Father, we pray that you would give the Hon. Naomi Yamamoto guidance in her role as Minister of State for Small Business. Provide her with good sources of information so that she is able to make informed decisions that are right for our province. Give her a greater love for people and her constituents. When she wakes up each morning, provide her with a sense of your presence in her life. In Jesus name, 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.