Lorelei Nicoll was elected to Halifax Regional Council in October 2008, representing District 4 Cole Harbour and re-elected in October 2012 to represent District 4, Cole Harbour/Westphal. In November 2014 she was elected to serve as Deputy Mayor for a one-year term.
Born and raised in Nova Scotia, Lorelei has resided in Cole Harbour for 33 years with her husband and three children. She is a firm believer in personal involvement with her community, and has assumed leadership roles from Beaver Leader to Board Member. Lorelei has been a member of School Advisory Committees at all three school levels, chairing at the elementary and senior high levels. She is a member of the Cole Harbour Rural Heritage Society, Cole Harbour Harvest Festival Society, Cole Harbour Parks and Trails Association as well as serving on the Board of Directors at Cole Harbour Place.
Lorelei has a genuine interest in the well-being of her community and its residents. She believes that listening to people and working together can bring great results, a philosophy she brings to the job as councillor for District 4.
Lorelei believes strongly in giving back to the community and in fostering community spirit. She believes in building on collaboration across the region to achieve a sense of community regardless of the neighbourhood one lives in with a focus on planning for the future.
Councillor Nicoll is a member of the following HRM-related boards and committees:
- Harbour East Marine Drive Community Council, Chair
- Audit and Finance Standing Committee, Vice-Chair
- Transportation Standing Committee, Chair
- Executive Standing Committee
- Halifax Water Board
- Canadian Urban Transit Association
- Cole Harbour Place