The Town of Elon is pleased to announce the hiring of Lori Oakley as its new Planning Director. Lori brings 25 years of planning experience to Elon, including time spent in municipal, county and private planning positions. She is looking forward to getting back to a local planning atmosphere, where her skills will be helpful for all town departments. She will begin her position with Elon on June 27, 2022.

Most recently, Lori as served as the Planning and Zoning Director for Person County, where she manages long range and current planning activities for the County. She is also the Zoning, Floodplain and Stormwater Administrator.

Lori resides in Mebane with her husband and two children