Millennium Magazine_9th Ed

338 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine SOCIAL SERVICES AND NONPROFIT Supported by a BA in history from Stanford University, MEd from the University of Michigan, and MA in political science and MA in social science from Ohio University, Lois Deimel Whealey is a recognized citizen activist in Athens, Ohio. Dedicating her life to being a civil servant, she formerly spent more than 30 years in the education and philanthropy sectors. At the inception of her career in 1952, she served as a fifth grade teacher for the Owyhee Combined School, and went on to teach seventh grade at the Fort Knox Dependent Schools. With the U.S. Air Force, she was a teacher of adult basic education in Oxford, England, before returning to the United States as a sixth grade teacher at Amerman Elementary School. Subsequently, Ms. Whealey served as an eighth grade English and social studies teacher at SlausonMiddle School andwas an administrative assistant of the Humanities Conference at Ohio University, where she taught as a part-time instructor. Although she has dedicated much of her career to education, her heart is in her local community as she has contributed to several LOIS DEIMEL WHEALEY CITIZEN ACTIVIST Athens, OH organizations for the betterment of society, women’s rights and the environment. Since 1995, she has sat on the board of directors of Ohio Women, Inc., where she has also been a secretary since 1997. Previously, she was an Ohio outreach liaison for the National Town Meeting for a Sustainable America in 1999, vice president of the Ohio Alliance for the Environment in 1998 and secretary of the Ohio Environmental Council from 1986 to 1990. Ms. Whealey received the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award for Social Justice from the United Campus Ministry, who previously awarded her 2008 and 2016 Social Justice Awards for Contributions Over a Lifetime. The Ohio Alliance Environment honored her with an Award for Individual Contributions Over a Lifetime in 2002, and she was named a Peacemaker by the Appalachian Peace & Justice Network in 1998. She was named an Outstanding Feminist by the Athens Herstory Celebration in 2002.