Lisa joined Saturday Academy in December 2014 as the Director of Operations. She has more than 15 years working in community-based conservation, educational programs, and scientific research projects. Prior to working with SA Lisa was the Oregon Program Manager for the National Forest Foundation where she implemented restoration and stewardship projects on national forest lands in the Pacific Northwest. Lisa holds an MS in Educational Leadership from Portland State University and a BS from Oregon State University in Wildlife Science. Lisa serves on the executive committee of the Cascade Festival of African Films and is an avid soccer fan.