Lois DeLise served as Chair of the St. Thomas’s Day School Board of Managers for the 2012-2013 school year. She is the past President of the St. Thomas’s Parent Teacher Organization. Lois has been very active in the St. Thomas’s Day School community serving on the Development/Campaign Steering Committees and the Nominating Committee for the Board of Managers and also the Gala Committee and Outreach Committee for the PTO. Lois also has been very active in many other community organizations including the Arts Council of Greater New Haven-current Vice President of the Board of Directors, the Neighborhood Music School, the Pine Orchard Yacht and Country Club, and the Branford Garden Club. A native of Talmage, Nebraska, Lois is a graduate of the University of Nebraska. She worked in numerous retail management capacities in Boston and Connecticut before owning her own retail business, Fleur DeLise, in Branford for nearly 10 years. Lois and her husband, Phil, reside in Branford, and are the parents of Philip ’14, who attended St. Thomas’s Day School since Junior Kindergarten.