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Personal profile: Louise Weston-Ferrill

Name: Louise Weston-Ferrill

Occupation: director of programs for Health Services of North Texas


Birth date and place: June 16; Milwaukee.

Family: husband, Warren; Mutt Ferrill, Deb and Larry May and their families, Amy, Allen, Lori, their spouses and seven incredible grandchildren, my dear Aunt Lily and brother John.

The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: the privilege of making a difference every day.

My business philosophy is: treat others with respect and a positive attitude.

If I could, I’d be a: I can’t think of anything I’d rather be or do.

I’m so sick of: cruelty on any level.

The four guests at my fantasy dinner party would be: Mahatma Ghandi, Martin Luther King, Diane Sawyer and my dad.

My hobbies are: running, gardening, reading and spending time with family and friends.

The last book I read was: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Nora Neale Hurston.

I wish I knew how to: fly a helicopter.

My worst habit is: making things harder than they have to be.

Nobody knows I: love a healthy, safe adrenaline rush.

The person I most admire is: I admire so many things about so many people, I can’t name just one.

My guilty pleasure is: dark chocolate.

I drive a: 2012 Honda Civic.

I’d like to be driving a: I’d like to use more public transportation to get around Denton.

My favorite restaurant is: Seven Mile Cafe.

If I won the lottery, here’s what I’d do just for me: I would take all my family on a HUGE vacation to some really fun place and watch everyone enjoy themselves.

If I could change one thing about Denton, it would be: expand public transportation.

When I retire, I plan to: travel and volunteer.

Community activities: member of National Association of Social Workers, Texoma Chapter and The Running Family of Fort Worth.