Lois has been with Phoenix for close to 3 years. She came to the agency with a graduate certificate in Sustainable Community Development and more than 10 years experience providing direct service supporting adults with developmental disabilities, and supporting individuals who live with a mental health designation. Lois also had four years management experience in CLBC funded group and independent living homes.
Lois spent many years as a contractor, conducting independent research and writing a wide variety of briefs and reports including grant applications.
Since becoming one of the Phoenix peeps, Lois has spearheaded the agency's social enterprise work, she has taken the lead on grant applications and she has remodeled the employment program to great success.
Lois likes to keep busy and she does just that with three wonderful children, husband, dog, garden, chicken coop and everyrhing in between and around her.