Lori Schell



Lori Smith Schell has been a self-employed energy economist since moving with her husband and three daughters to Durango in 2002. She holds a Ph.D. in Mineral Economics and Operations Research, reflecting her dual interests in resource economics and analytics. Lori is a “numbers guy” who has built her professional reputation on providing objective, unbiased analyses to support well-informed decision making. As a life-long unaffiliated voter, she will apply the same objective, unbiased analysis to the important task of Congressional redistricting.