Vaughn Solomon Schofield (SKOH'-field) mentioned the monarch's 60-year reign as she was sworn in as the Queen's representative during a ceremony at the legislature.
Solomon Schofield says she is humbled and deeply grateful.
The new lieutenant-governor says she also plans to focus on a few personal themes.
She says she will honour the contribution of the Canadian Forces.
A lieutenant-governor is appointed by the federal government for a minimum of five years, but there is no fixed term of office.