John Lyons

Disability Advocate
IL Skills Development
Native American Services


John Lyons is a Disability Advocate specializing in Native American Services for SAIL. He grew up in Curtis and graduated from high school in Newberry and holds a bachelor’s degree in History from Lake Superior State University.

In his free time, John enjoys spending time with his lovely wife, four sons, three daughters, and six grandchildren. He can often be found enjoying the outdoors camping and Bass fishing.


What Our Team Has To Say.

"I want to improve acceptance, community integration and employment opportunities for people in my community who have disabilities. They are individuals with strengths and challenges just like everyone else."
Kris Keranen
"As an intern at SAIL, I have been able to direct many people toward programs or organizations that may help people live more independently. Every time a goal is accomplished, the feeling of success is totally noticeable. Even with one client at a time, the community is noticing that this organization cares about our clients and the communities in which they serve."
Jennifer Webber
"Disability Network has allowed me to share ways to deal with social issues, given me new ideas about technology and other accommodations, helped me to share and release stress, and increased my self esteem."
Geri Taeckens