Lisa is the Advocacy Director – Federal Issues for AARP Wisconsin and has over 25 years of professional experience in non-profit membership organizations. Lisa has worked extensively on advocacy campaigns, legislative advocacy, grassroots organizing, community education, and program development and implementation. Prior to AARP, Lisa worked with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and the American Apparel Manufacturer's Association.
Lisa's current responsibilities at AARP focus on leading advocacy campaigns within Wisconsin, coordinating grassroots and key contact activity in support of AARP's legislative agenda, and providing in-depth substantive issue training to AARP volunteers, staff and partners on AARP priority issues with an emphasis in health care and financial security areas.
Lisa also provides leadership and coordination on public policy development and the advancement of the AARP's public policy agenda.
Lisa received her Master's of Public Administration from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a Bachelor's in Political Science from Grinnell College.