Lori was elected MLA for Estevan in the 2016 provincial election.
Living in Estevan with her partner Bart, Lori spent 20 years working as a licensed assistant in a financial planning office. She is very active in the community as a board member for the Air Cadet League, Sun Country Health Region and Ducks Unlimited. Lori also spent ten years serving on Estevan city council.
She has served as Minister of Government Relations, Minister of Social Services, Minister responsible for First Nations, Métis and Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for the Provincial Capital Commission, Minister of SaskBuilds and Procurement, and Minister responsible for the Public Service Commission, the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority, and the Global Transportation Hub. She currently serves as Minister of Highways.
Prior to this, Lori was a member of the government’s leadership team as Deputy Whip and had served as a Legislative Secretary to both the Minister of Finance and the Minister responsible for SaskPower.
Lori has raised three children and is a very proud grandmother.