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Family Services announces new President & CEO

June 14, 2021

Lois Mischler is set to officially take over on July 1, 2021

Lois Mischler
Lois Mischler announced as President & CEO of Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin.

(Green Bay, Wis.) – Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin, Inc., has announced Lois Mischler as its new President & CEO, succeeding Jeff Vande Leest who is retiring after 25 years with the agency. Mischler’s hiring comes after a nationwide search and an extensive interview process that included applicants from around the country. She is set to officially take over the position on July 1.

Mischler has been with Family Services for 35 years, most recently serving as Vice President. She has a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

“Lois’s long-standing commitment to the mission of Family Services has been evident throughout her tenure,” says Board Chair, Kristy Maney. “Her skills, experience, passion and thorough knowledge of the needs of our community made her our strongest candidate.”

“I am honored to be selected to lead this amazing organization,” Mischler says. “My career has been dedicated to building healthy, strong families and supporting our communities in creative and impactful ways. What I am most excited about is the incredible, talented team we have here at Family Services who live out our mission every day. Leading and working alongside them is a privilege and I am eager to support them and our communities into the future.”

Family Services is a non-profit, human service agency headquartered in downtown Green Bay. Since 1899, the agency has supported the development of strong individuals and families through more than 30 programs providing prevention, intervention and treatment/counseling services.