Louris Nielson (Australian; born June 5, 1948) is a former Family Board member. She was known in the cult as Robin, and other pseudonyms included Maggie, Magdalene, Lori, Keda, and Kedar Sky. She lived in several countries while a member of the Family, including most recently Uganda and Japan.
- What's Wrong With Keda (March 1984; ML#1739)
- Keda's Penance (March 1984; ML#1740)
- Keda's Problem (March 1984; ML#1747)
- Exposing Keda's Problem–(Part 2) (March 1984; ML#1748)
- A Prayer Request for Keda (March 1984; ML#1749)
- Victory (March 1984; ML#1750)
She married a Japanese Family member in 1986, and they later separated. She had four children while a member of the cult, Tina, Mariko, and twins Kenji and Jeremy.
In 1989, Louris was recruited to illegally obtain Canadian passports for several of David Berg and Karen Zerby's staff, in accordance with which she traveled to Quebec, Canada, visiting graveyards to obtain names for use when submitting passport applications.
When this was discovered by Canadian police, she was arrested during a raid of her residence. On October 12, 1989, she was convicted in Montreal under Section 94 of the Immigration Act ("the intent to commit an illegal act") and sentenced to eight months in prison. On October 27, she was convicted of theft over $1,000, and received a suspended sentence and two year probation. On November 15, 1989, she was convicted of two more Immigration Act offenses: Section 57-3 ("fraudulent passport application"), and Section 9-29A ("being in the possession of forged passports"). She was also convicted of obstructing a police officer for which she received a sentence of 45 days.