Mayor Lord previously served as Chair of the GPEC Ambassadors Steering Committee and on the International Leadership Council. She was awarded GPEC's Certified Ambassador Award in recognition of her promotion and advancement of economic development in greater Phoenix.
Lord was Chair of the Goodyear City Center Technical Advisory Committee, which was responsible for crafting Goodyear's new downtown strategy, and in 2008, was a member of the citizens' team that brought home the All-America City Award to Goodyear.
Her goals are to continue to develop a sustainable downtown in Goodyear, attract new business and clean industries, enhance public safety services, and to keep Goodyear an All-America City.
Lord, who graduated from the Arizona State University School of Real Estate, has extensive experience in real estate sales and as a trainer for a national home builder. Her real estate experience gives her insight into how to create high quality, attractive communities. She also graduated with fluency in German from the State Department Institute for German Language before joining her husband overseas during his diplomatic tour of duty in the U.S. Air Force.
A graduate of the 2003 Southwest Valley Citizen Academy, Lord is involved in her community and was previously active on the Board of Directors of the Three Rivers Historical Society, the Purple Ribbon Council on Domestic Violence and the New Friends of the Goodyear Branch Library.
Married to Ron Lord, USAF Colonel retired, Lord raised four children and also has five grandchildren.