Lois Muddiman is Councillor for Oxford city Ward Osney and St Thomas city. Lois was born in Ireland and moved to West Oxford in 1990, where she has volunteered for many community projects. She has been Chair of West Oxford Community Centre, a Friend of West Oxford Community Primary School, Co-founder of Low Carbon West Oxford and Hogacre Common and actively involved in the local Panto including writing, directing and designing the scenery. After studying History and Politics, Lois began her career in Education and then worked in Community Development for Local Authorities and Housing Associations. She now works part-time for a local IT company developing a new volunteer platform and as an artist. Her work is currently exhibited in The Ashmolean.