Nori Ayer grew up in Japan as a child of Presbyterian missionaries where she became fluent in Japanese at a young age. She returned to Canada to attend the University of Toronto, studying Japanese and International Relations.

Nori’s diverse background includes over 10 years as a Japanese interpreter as well as extensive experience in fundraising and volunteer management. At her home church, Kingsway Lambton United Church, she has taken on many roles including Superintendent of the Sunday School, Wedding Coordinator and the Christmas Pageant Producer.

Nori has lived in Etobicoke for 20 years and has 3 teenage boys who are the loves of her life. Nori enjoys running, paddle boarding, travel, movies, and books.