Lois joins us with extensive experience in administration including in the medical field, HR management, and experience in accounting, payroll, and bookkeeping. She is a longtime Elkhart resident, with her kids having gone through Tolson. She is an active member of the community and attends Community Baptist Church.
As executive assistant, Mrs. Mason’s duties will focus on internal operations such as finance and human resources, laying the foundation for the hiring of additional staff that will make Tolson’s remarkable next chapter a reality.
“I’m excited to have Lois joining the Tolson staff to help advance our mission, vision and goals. Her roots in the community, as well as her 20-plus years of administrative experience will be invaluable for developing Tolson’s early operations,” said Mrs. Allen.
Mrs. Mason brings significant experience working in Elkhart community organizations with time at both Beacon Health System and Elkhart Community Schools. Her experience working with local students includes the LEAP program with local churches and the CARES program through Elkhart schools.
Born in Elkhart and growing up in Ford Heights, Ill., Mrs. Mason holds a diploma from Robert Morris College in Carthage, Ill., and an accounting certificate from Ivy Tech Community College.
Admin. Secretary with shorthand, Robert Morris College
Accounting, Ivy Tech
Tolson Center for Community Excellence
1320 Benham Ave
Elkhart, IN 46516