Lori has been an active in tobacco control and cancer prevention work, both as a volunteer and staff, for more than 20 years with The American Cancer Society, The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and Parents Against Vaping e-cigarettes. Prior to her most recent work with Parents Against Vaping e-cigarettes, Lori served as the ACS CAN California Statewide Grassroots Director.
Lori has played a key role in numerous tobacco-related policy campaigns, including tobacco tax ballot initiatives, and local flavor and smoke free ordinances. Additionally, she has served on and chaired several state and national volunteer workgroups, volunteered as a national and global trainer, and served as a media spokesperson on tobacco, cancer prevention, and access to care issues. Lori served on the ACS CAN National Board of Directors and chaired the California Division Board of Directors for The American Cancer Society. In 2014, Lori received the highest volunteer honor given by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the Excellence in Advocacy award.
Lori received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois and earned her master’s degree from the University of Colorado. She lives in Sonoma, California and has three young adult sons.