Raised in the Northwest Territories. Lived in Cambridge Bay, Hay River and Yellowknife. 1967 – 1980 spent summers growing up an eventually working at our family lodge in Bathurst Inlet, NU. Married in 1982 moved to Cambridge Bay with Husband Peter, worked as Administration Officer – Government of NWT, Cambridge Bay 

Returned to Yellowknife in 1985, Teri along with her husband Peter and partners, started a small fixed wing Air Service. Bathurst Air Services, where she held position of Operations Manager, co/owner. In 1988 Peter and his wife Teri along with Partners founded Air Tindi, where she held the role as Director, co-owner and VP Operations, Operations Manager/Dispatcher. 1988 Co-founder of Air Tindi Ltd., Director, Co-Owner, held the positions;VP Operations, Director of Operations, Safety Management Manager, 

Teri have been involved in many non-profit organization through out the years, Air Tindi was always there to sponsor organizations that involved children, Teri was the subchapter coordinators for the Children’s Wish Foundation which over 10 years contributed a lot to children facing life threatening illness. Other non - profit organizations she was involved in as a Board Member were, Yellowknife Minor Hockey Association, NWT Tourism, Yellowknife Daycare Association. 

Teri in April 2015 was honoured an honorary life Member of the Northern Air Transport Association. 

After selling Air Tindi, Teri has stayed active in the Aviation Industry, as well as pursuing other interest. 

Peter and Teri have two sons, Travis born in 1984, & Ryan in 1987 the both boys are working in the north, their businesses involved in serving the aviation and mining & business Industry. They are the proud grandparents of Asher who is now 4 years old.