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Lori Shaer and her husband, Jon, live in Needham and have two children. At JF&CS she sits on the Center for Basic Needs Advisory Committee and the Nominating Committee. Lori served on the Women’s Breakfast committee for several years and co-chaired the event in 2019. She frequently volunteers with her family at Family Table and is her temple’s site coordinator. Lori is a member of Temple Beth Shalom and served on the Board of Trustees for seven years. Presently she is on the Nominating Committee and several years ago founded a new group at TBS, ConNEXTions, for soon-to-be and current empty nesters. She is a big sister through Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters. Lori earned a degree in Television, Radio, and Film Production from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Her professional career began in New York City in news production and then she moved into children’s television working at Sesame Street and then co-launched a children’s production company, Little Airplane Productions. Lori enjoys playing tennis, snow and water skiing, seeing any musical theatre production, and traveling with her family.

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