Ventures Program Manager Tricia Luzadder is a professional, an advocate and a parent who manages Search Inc.’s Evanston-based social enterprises, No Boundaries and JJsList.com. Previously Tricia led the No Boundaries program and provided direct training and support to participants as they gained both on-land and on-line workplace and independent living skills.
Prior to working at Search, Inc, Tricia worked for 5 years as the Parent Involvement Administrator in the Office of Diverse Learning Supports + Services at Chicago Public Schools. Her role included representing parents of students with disabilities within the Due Process Department, assisting parents to navigate the special education process and CPS, educating parents about theirs and their children’s rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Section 504 and helping resolve various issues surrounding special education.
Tricia is a parent of a child with an intellectual disability. She began her disability advocacy work as the disability Family Support Coordinator for the National Association for Down Syndrome (NADS), where she started shortly after the birth of her daughter.
Business Assistant Sarah Armour is a graduate of Loras College with a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Sociology.
She began at JJ's List as a volunteer because she wanted to be involved with an organization that helps individuals with disabilities advocate for themselves and others. She now works as an office assistant at jjslist.com, and enjoys handling the responsibilities for website management, bookkeeping, coordinating the Disability-Awareness Trainings and organizing the Hop on the Bus to Independence Program. She is a dedicated mentor to volunteers and co-workers.
As a person with a disability, she is most proud of the unique insights she contributes to jjslist.com – which she's told are invaluable! She always looks forward to mentoring other adults with disabilities in No Boundaries –Train for Work, Train for Life.