As a resident of Addison Circle since 2015, Lori Ward was drawn to Addison for its small-town charm with big-city amenities. What keeps her here is the great people and a sense of pride in her community. “Addison is unique in that its citizens care deeply about preserving our shared values, including high-quality Town services, a business-friendly environment, and safe, clean streets.”
Now serving her third term on Council, Lori has been involved in a variety of specialized roles including the Community Partners Bureau, Ad Hoc Special Committee with Farmers Branch, Liaison to World Affairs Council, and the Dallas Regional and North Dallas Chambers. She served one term each as Deputy Mayor Pro Tempore and then, Mayor Pro Tempore supporting Mayor Joe Chow.
Lori is currently the President of the Texas Association of Mayors, Councilmembers, and Commissioners (TAMCC), an affiliate of the Texas Municipal League (TML). She also began her first term as a Board Member for TML in 2022.
After graduating with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma, Lori began her career in Commercial Business Development and Sales Leadership. Lori is a National Fuel Consultant in the Mission Critical division of a 100-year-old fuel company.
Lori enjoys reading, movies, traveling, and taking daily walks with her Pomapoo, Rally.