- Enjoy Life
- Quality Care
- Personal Growth
- Be a Part of Something
- Provide Hope
- Love Your Work
The most powerful assets to our organization are our dedicated, intelligent and inspiring professionals who show up every day and give it their best. We are proud of all the staff that contribute to the success of Josina Lott Community & Residential Services.
Our group of veteran directors serve as a guiding light to the individuals, other staff and volunteers. In each of the director’s offices there is a portrait of a lighthouse reminding them that their steadfastness serves as navigation for everyone who walks on the property at 120 S. Holland-Sylvania.
Michael is the Executive Director at Josina Lott Residential & Community Services where his vision has guided the organization since 1996. It is through Michael’s experience and guidance that JLR&CS has continued to thrive during his leadership.
In 1977, shortly after earning a Bachelor's of Education with a focus in special education, Michael began working as a direct care specialist for JLR&CS. He quickly became a qualified developmental disability professional and eventually a program director. Michael holds a Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership from Lourdes University.
Service work is in Michael’s blood. He has a passion for helping others and a keen sense for motivation. Currently, Michael is serving on the board of directors for OPRA and The Alzheimer’s Association. Michael is active in the Toledo Kiwanis and has been named Kiwanian of the year twice. His interests include spending time with his family, attending sporting events and reading.
Michael often likes to refer to this quote by a famous native Toledoan, Danny Thomas: “Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself, it’s what you do for others."
Patty has been with JLR&CS for over 20 years. Beyond acting on behalf of the executive director during his absence, Patty oversees the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources Department in employee relations, benefit administration, salary and wages and worker’s compensation. Patty continually monitors state and federal guidelines ensuring the agency stays in compliance with regards to employment, safety, training and Medicaid guidelines as it relates to employment and training regulations.
In addition to her duties at JLR&CS, Patty serves as the human resources chairman for OPRA. Patty received her Bachelor of Education from the University of Toledo and has taken postgraduate courses in human resources and staff development.
As Clinical Services Director, Cindy provides direction to the departments of nursing, dietary, program and therapeutic consultants. A registered nurse, Cindy is certified in gerontological studies and is a qualified intellectual developmental professional (QIDP). Her years of employment at Josina Lott has provided tremendous experience and knowledge in the field of developmental disabilities.
Cindy chairs the Human Rights Committee and oversees all client incident reports. She obtained both her Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Arts degree from Spring Arbor University and is qualified to act as a Family Life Educator (FLE).
Beth has been inspiring individuals at JLC&RS since 1999. Beth plays a vital role in securing quality programming that will increase the choices and opportunities of individuals with developmental disabilities as well as provide the necessary support needed for them to exercise choices and access opportunities.
A graduate of the University of Toledo, Beth obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in recreation. Beth holds a Master of Health Administration from the University of Phoenix.
Pat has been a devoted member of the Josina Lott team for 29 years. He has the awesome responsibility of the 10-acre property. Pat oversees the team that maintains the residences, office buildings and vehicles and makes sure that each area meets with proper compliance standards. Beginning his career with JLC&RS as a part-time groundskeeper, Pat quickly learned that he wanted to be part of this extended family.
Pat is a member of both the Safety Committee and the Residence Services Committee. He is a graduate of Central Catholic and is the current president of the Holland Springfield Rotary.
Carol is responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining the computer systems at JLC&RS. Serving as both the network and electronic mail administrator she is also responsible for training employees and maintaining the integrity and security of the network.
Carol serves as Vice President of the Senior Center Inc. board of directors where she has served as a member for many years. In addition, she serves as Chair of the IT Committee of our state-wide trade association, OPRA (Ohio Provider Resource Association).
Michelle is responsible for fundraising, deferred giving, grant writing and the Annual Appeal. She also oversees the volunteer program and is responsible for communication through the use of Facebook, the website, our printed newsletter and e-newsletter.
A graduate of the University of Toledo, Michelle earned a Bachelor of Business Degree. She is a Maumee Rotarian, member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and DOVIA.