Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness
Honourable Naomi Yamamoto
Naomi Yamamoto was re-elected as MLA for North Vancouver-Lonsdale in 2013 and was appointed Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness under the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure on July 30, 2015.
She has served as the Minister of State for Tourism and Small Business, Minister of Advanced Education, Minister of State for Intergovernmental Relations, Minister of State for Small Business and Minister of State for Building Code Renewal.
Yamamoto had been 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 represented 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 the North Shore Neighbourhood House.