Lois Morrison, Vice Chair

    Lois Morrison serves as executive director of the Harold M. and Adeline S. Morrison Family Foundation, promoting environmental education opportunities for children and families in underserved communities. Before her transition to the Morrison Family Foundation, Lois was director of conservation for The Nature Conservancy’s Great Lakes Program, where she worked to protect and restore the Great Lakes ecosystem. Lois has extensive conservation policy and project management experience from working in a variety of capacities, including policy analyst for the Council of Great Lakes Governors and natural resources manager for the Clinton Administration’s President’s Council on Sustainable Development. Lois’s current and past board service includes Chicago Botanic Garden, Lake Forest Open Lands, Rare, and Friends of the Chicago River, and she is active in Forefront’s Environmental and Family Philanthropy networks. Lois received her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her M.B.A. and master's degree in Environmental Policy from Yale University. Lois lives in Chicago with her husband, Justin, and two daughters, Josephine and Addie.