EXPERIENCE, EXPERT KNOWLEDGE, AND LEADERSHIP
Lorri Bodi is an environmental attorney, conservation director, and executive manager with years of public service. She received national recognition, the Presidential Rank Award, for her extensive work on environmental improvement, as well as recognition for her conservation work from several Northwest Indian tribes.
Lorri has a strong track record of getting things done and bringing diverse interests together through communication, collaboration, and negotiation. She has been a frequent speaker at conferences on natural resources and has negotiated major multi-party settlement agreements.
On the business side, Lorri knows how to develop funding plans, manage complex budgets, handle and oversee contracts for consultants and services, and navigate myriad laws and regulations. She has managed and mentored a large, diverse staff of environmental and technical professionals, including tribal members.
- As Executive Vice-President for Environment at Bonneville Power, Lorri was responsible for: implementing one of the nation’s largest fish and wildlife habitat restoration programs across four states; providing pollution prevention, stormwater management and spill response; preserving cultural and archaeological resources and historic properties; and preparation of dozens of environmental reports and assessments annually.
- As Co-Director of the Northwest Office of American Rivers, a national conservation group, Lorri was a founder of the office and raised funds in a variety of ways to provide project funding, to keep the doors open, and to keep staff paid. She worked on a wide range of fish and water conservation issues, including removal of small, no longer cost-effective dams on the Elwha and White Salmon Rivers. She also served as President of the Save Our Wild Salmon coalition.
- As an Attorney for the National Marine Fisheries Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Lorri led coalitions of agencies, tribes, and conservation groups on hydroelectric licensing and fish habitat issues throughout the Northwest; and negotiated precedential agreements that have stood the test of time.
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