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Lois Phillips

Lois Phillips was born and raised in the town of Lac La Biche. She is the youngest of seven,  and has a large extended family (over 50!). Lois is “Auntie Lois” to dozens of wonderful people. Her passions include family, children and the Oilers. Lois loves to spend time with friends and family and coffee is usually present at all gatherings. 

Lois represents Ward 3 - part of Lac La Biche County, including the hamlet of Lac La Biche, Young’s Beach and Lac La Biche West. Lois retired in 2021 from a career teaching K-3 students in Lac La Biche and Kikino Metis Settlement. Lois is a third generation teacher and is happy to label herself as a lifelong learner. Her mother’s family comes from the Mallaig, Glendon and Bonnyville area. Her father’s family is originally from the Isle of Man, moving to Saskatchewan and settling in the Franchere area. 

Lois’ education includes graduation from J. A Williams High School,  a three-year diploma from Millar College of the Bible (formerly Millar Memorial Bible Institute in Saskatchewan, a year of Early Childhood at Portage College (formerly Alberta Vocational College), two years at Augustana University (formerly Camrose Lutheran College) and two years at the University of Alberta to receive her Bachelor of Education. Lois has completed the U of A Indigenous Canada course and The Outdoor Learning Store’s Four Seasons of Reconciliation course.

Lois currently serves on these Board committees:

  •  Truth and Reconciliation Committee as the chair.
  •  Teacher Board Liaison Committee.