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About Lori

Lori is a graduate of Southeast Polk.  She has been in the local business community as a home lender for many years helping families purchase their family homes. Lori has been volunteering and serving in her community most of her adult life. Lori has served as President of the SEP Booster Club for 3 years, currently a member, Director of SEP Dollars for Scholars and is in her 14th year as Southeast Polk Board of Education Director having served as President three times and Vice President twice. 


Since 2002, she has provided a weekly email that goes to over 7000 households letting them know of events happening at the schools and in the communities within the district. In her spare time she worked on the RAGBRAI Altoona Committee and has just wrapped up her service on the Altoona 150 planning committee.

Lori is a mother to four adult children, Isaac, Jacob, Grace and Corrina.


Let me hear from you and the issues impacting your family. Among many others, some key issues I plan on fighting for are: 

  • Affordable Healthcare

  • Strong Public Schools

  • Workers Rights

  • Protecting our air and water​

Community Involvement

  • Altoona Chamber of Commerce, Director

  • Altoona Kids Café, Partner

  • Southeast Polk Athletic Booster Club, 2002-present

  • Southeast Polk Music Boosters, 2002-2013 

  • Southeast Polk Band Boosters, 2009-2013

  • Southeast Polk Dollars for Scholars, Director, 2004-present

  • RAGBRAI Altoona Committee, volunteer chairwoman 

  • Altoona Palooza, volunteer co-chair 

  • Altoona 150th celebration, volunteer chairwoman 

  • Southeast Polk Kiwanis 

  • Altoona Lions 

  • Willowbrook PTA

  • East Polk Democratic Group, chairwoman, 2017-2018

  • Southeast Polk Black & Gold Gala, committee member 

  • Altoona Chamber of Commerce, board member, 2019-present 

  • President, Altoona Jaycees

    • fundraised the Old Town Street Lights and Hanging Baskets

  • Altoona Sign Committee

  • Highway 65 Bypass Committee

  • Southeast Polk Community School District Board of Education, past President and Vice President, member, 2007-present

  • Southeast Polk Hall of Honor inductee

  • Altoona Chamber of Commerce 2016 Citizen of the Year

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