Lois was appointed as Sioux County Auditor in June 2006. Prior to her appointment she worked in the Auditor's office for 22 years.
She currently serves as Chairperson of the Iowa State Election Administrators Training (SEAT) board and is a " Shepard," serving alongside elders and deacons, for her church. Lois and her husband, Gene, have two grown children. Their son and daughter-in-law have two children and their daughter and son-in-law have five children. With grandchildren ranging in age from seven to 17, the Huitinks keep busy attending musical and athletic activities.