Lori served three terms as the Mayor of the City of Fort St. John B.C. She leads with conviction to educate decision makers on the realities of our economy, our communities and the nation’s resource extraction.
With a diploma in Business Management, and a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors’ Governance Essentials Program, Lori has spent her entire career working to benefit her community. Whether in paid leadership positions for local community groups, or as a volunteer, Lori has used her expertise and unparalleled drive to benefit her community.
Taking her expertise in local government and resource extraction on the international arena, Lori spent four years working with small communities in Peru. Through the Sustainable and Inclusive Communities in Latin America (CISAL) Program, she worked to improve governance, economies, community infrastructure and relations with the mining industry in remote regions of the country.
She represents Fort St. John on many local, regional and provincial boards and committees.
In 2016 Lori was named one of the Top 35 Most Influential Women in BC in BC Business Magazine and in 2019, the Energy Council of Canada honored her as the Canadian Energy Person of the year.
Lori is a leader, an innovator, a champion, a lifetime-learner, a mom, grandma, partner and friend.