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.
In 2018, she was appointed Minister of Highways and Infrastructure. In August 2019, she was named Minister of Government Relations, Minister responsible for First Nations, Métis and Northern Affairs, and Minister responsible for the Provincial Capital Commission.
Prior to this, Lori was a member of the government’s House leadership team as Deputy Whip and had served both the Minister of Finance and the Minister responsible for SaskPower as a Legislative Secretary.
Lori has raised three children and is a very proud grandmother.