Lois Delmore, a North Dakota native, is a state legislator from District 43 in Grand Forks. She was first elected in 1994 and her standing committees are Judiciary and Transportation. A graduate of the University of North Dakota, she recently retired from her English teaching position at Red River High School in Grand Forks. As a member of the Legislative Council, she chaired the interim Judiciary Committee from 2000–2004. She also served on the P-16 Education Committee, the Gaming Commission, the Supreme Court Services Committee, the North Dakota Drug and Alcohol Commission, and the Higher Education Round Table.
She is currently a member of the North Dakota Lottery Commission, the Crime Victims Services Board, the International Legislators Forum Steering Committee, the North Dakota EPSCoR State Advisory Board, the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Advisory Council, the National Conference State Legislatures Law and Criminal Justice Committee, and the CPA Board in Washington, D.C.
She has been recognized for her legislative service by the North Dakota Bar Association and the National American Music Therapy Association and Certification Board. A Flemming Fellow graduate, she was also a recipient of the Phenomenal Woman Award in Grand Forks. In 2008, Lois was chosen by the Atlantik-Brücke organization for a teacher’s study trip to Germany. Lois is also active in several women’s organizations and is a state director for Women in Government.