(November 1, 2018 to October 31, 2021)
Lori J. Pasqua is a Welmelti from the Washoe Tribe of NV & CA and a descendant of the Cui-ui Dicutta of Pyramid Lake, descendant of the Pit-River, Susanville Indian Rancheria. She resides in the Carson Valley area.
Lori graduated from Carson High School, Western Nevada College, has a Minor in Addiction Treatment Services from the University of Reno, and is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology.
Lori has worked for the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California for 30 years in Education. In 2010 she received two outstanding awards, one as the American Indian Youth Services Role Model of the Year from the Nevada Indian Commission and another from the Carson Valley Community Awards in Genoa as Top Employee of the Year. Her focus while being on the Nevada Indian Commission Board is to inform Nevada Tribal Leaders of Nevada State Legislative issues that may affect their Tribe.