Lois has been with Sarah Center as the Director for the last 7 years. She came to Sarah Center as a volunteer one year earlier as the co-teacher of a Women’s Empowerment class.
Lois began her journey in life in Lawton, Oklahoma. Then traveled with her family through many states until they settled in Cincinnati Ohio when she began 3rd grade. Essentially Lois grew up in Cincinnati attending Woodward High School and pursued a BA degree in music education at Miami University of Ohio. Upon graduation she moved to Columbus, Ohio where she taught elementary and high school music for 15 years. Lois moved back to Cincinnati with the aging of her parents and began teaching again for another 17 years in CPS schools.
Along with her teaching career, Lois became involved with several singing groups and has performed and taught around the world. Those groups being MUSE Cincinnati Women’s Choir, the Martin Luther King Choral. The Cincinnati Choir that represented the US in the World Choir Games taking place in China as well as in the city when the games were happening in Cincinnati. Lois also performed with her own sextet of women known as “Sister Friends” for 11 Years. One of her proudest moments came when she was one of the 11 women around the country asked to audition for the space left by Bernice Johnson Regan retirement, in “Sweet Honey in the Rock”
All of this to say that Lois has much to offer in her position as the Director of Sarah Center. She excels in using all of her professional skills and talents in serving the organization and Sarah Center. Lois strives to do excellent work and serves everyone with dignity and respect.