LORI C. KAMMERER
LORI C. KAMMERER is nationally recognized as a leading authority on policy issues affecting the California Workers' Compensation System. Kammerer represented the business community as Executive Director of the California Coalition on Workers' Compensation from 1987 to 2002.
In 2002, she founded Kammerer & Company, a full-service government relations and advocacy firm, and serves as its principal Legislative Advocate and Workers' Compensation and Health Policy Director for employers and trade associations.
For over 28 years, Ms. Kammerer has worked to ensure that California's workers' compensation system remains a top priority issue to the last four Administrations and the Legislature. Additionally, she advances the interests of employers and providers before the state's top regulatory officials, the Legislature, and the Administration.
Kammerer is also recognized for her successful coalition building, marketing, fund-raising and grassroots membership development techniques. Her extensive experience in enhancing the visibility of issue campaigns for nonprofit associations and political races have led to successful wins. Additionally, she develops, directs and implements grassroots and advocacy programs for insured and self-insured small and large employers, including public sector employers who represent cities, counties and schools.
Ms.Kammerer has consulted for several political campaign management firms, including Woodward & McDowell, Townsend & Company, and Ray McNally & Associates on statewide initiatives and local campaigns. She worked with the Maryland-based fund-raising firm of Odell, Roper & Associates during the 1984 presidential campaign, while serving as a member of the Presidential Advance Team in Washington, D.C. She launched a public relations campaign for the Sacramento Business Council during its formative years, bringing nationally
known political and entrepreneurial figures to address the Council's business executives in Sacramento.
Kammerer serves as an advisor to several Boards and Commissions and Task Forces including the California Commission on Health & Safety & Workers' Compensation, the California Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau, the California State Council of Laborers, and numerous Chambers of Commerce. She is a member of The Sutter Club and Member of the Board of Directors of the
National Association of Women Business Owners – Sacramento Valley Chapter. Ms. Kammerer earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business and Communications from Pepperdine University, where she was graduation class speaker. Ms. Kammerer is a volunteer public relations consultant to
various philanthropic organizations.