Lois brings more than 20 years of behavioral health and correctional program experience to OhioMHAS. Most recently, she served as the executive director of the Marion Area Counseling Center, a community behavioral healthcare center serving Marion and Crawford counties. Previously, she worked at Alvis, serving as a vice president and as a managing director, directing the agency's clinical services and reentry programs for individuals involved in the criminal justice system.
Lois earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Goshen College and a master's degree in Social Work from The Ohio State University. In her role as assistant director at OhioMHAS, Lois will oversee mental health, SUD and criminal justice programs and services, as well as children/youth mental health services.