Lory Oberst comes from a strong background of administration and management and holds a First Nations Housing Manager Certificate from Vancouver Island University and is a Certified Aboriginal Professional Administrator through the AFOA. Prior to joining FNHIC-BC she worked with for Skwah First Nation for over nine years, starting as the Housing Manager and gradually taking on more duties until becoming the Director of Operations in 2018. She is passionate about housing and community, working with Chilliwack Healthier Communities and the Housing Task Force on behalf of Skwah First Nation. In her spare time she is the executive secretary for the 147 Airwolf Air Cadets Parent’s Society, the co-captain of her local Blockwatch, as well as co-captaining a team in the Ride to Conquer Cancer with her husband. In the past 10 years their team has raised over half a million dollars for cancer research.