Lori Ackerman

The Basics: Lori Ackerman is the Mayor of Fort St. John. She was first elected to Fort St. John City Council in 2005. She was elected as Mayor in 2001.

Background: Before entering politics, Ackerman worked in the nonprofit sector including leadership roles with the Salvation Army and Sci-Tech North.

Things You (Really) Should Know: Fort St. John is located in northeastern British Columbia, with a population of just under 20,000 people. It is the largest city along the Alaska Highway.

Fun Fact: Ackerman was named one of BC's 35 Most Influential Women in 2016.


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Lori Ackerman is the Mayor of Fort St. John, in British Columbia.