LORI SCHAEFER

Communications Director

Lori leads the communications department at Friends of Acadia. She serves as editor of Acadia magazine, the Friends of Acadia Journal, manages media relations, Friends of Acadia’s online presence, and collaborates with program and development staff and park partners on their communications’ needs. Lori also leads the collaborative effort to develop and implement a member-friendly strategic communications plan to further Friends of Acadia’s mission and strategic priorities.

Lori brings 20+ years of experience in strategic communications, outreach and public affairs from her diverse background working for the Minnesota state legislature, leading a nonprofit economic justice think tank, working as a journalist, and most recently running her own marketing firm in Portland. Acadia is Lori’s heart place and you’re most likely to find her hiking her favorite trails in all seasons. Lori is an avid traveler, a wellness coach, and enjoys exploring new areas of Maine off the beaten path.

Contact: lori@friendsofacadia.org