Lori Wheeler, Director of Communications for the Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick, and former Sr. Communications Officer at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (26 years), has a passion for the non-profit world, and developing grass-roots community relationships. Working at CBC afforded her a wonderful culture experience with the arts, working at CMHA of NB rounds out her desire to give back to her community. She’s been raisin’ the roof at CMHA of NB by Getting LOUD about mental health that helps to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness and mental health conditions.
During her career at the CBC, Lori produced CBC promotional material, and worked on countless productions… she quickly realized the importance of capturing a visual story to make an impact! When asked to be a part of DOCTalks, it was without hesitation! She gets to be a part of that grass-roots community development, and apply her creativity, communications and marketing skills to better engage and advance the non-profit sector in our community!