Liza Thomas (she/her) – Relative Search & Engagement Specialist

Liza Thomas (she/her) – Relative Search & Engagement Specialist

Liza joined Ampersand July of 2022. Liza was born and raised in Ireland and received her degree in Montessori Education in 2006. She has worked and lived across 3 continents and loves experiencing new cultures and people. Her work in Education led to a passion for working with Human Services and young people. She has been a Montessori teacher in the US and Shanghai, a Daycare Manager in Belfast,UK, a Head of School in Chaska, an Education Supervisor for Head Start in St Cloud and a Relationship Based Professional Development Specialist for the Center for Inclusive Childcare

When she’s not working, she’s hanging out with her 3 children and multiple dogs! Liza enjoys travelling, art, music, theatre and can be usually found with a book in her hands!

Our Mission

The mission of Ampersand Families is to provide permanency and adoption services to older youth and families who face barriers to equity in child welfare, and to champion systemic changes that advance belonging, dignity and hope.

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