Lisa is a Diversity Leaders Initiative Riley Fellow and a Liberty Fellow (part of the Aspen Global Leadership Network) committed to preserving and enhancing the South Carolina experience. Since joining the Conservation League in 2007, she has helped stop destructive and unnecessary interstate projects, launch a local food hub, and protect wildlife habitat and rural farmland. Lisa graduated in 1999 from the University of the South with a B.S. in natural resources. From 1999-2002, she served as an agroforestry Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon, Africa, where she partnered with local government to advance sustainable agriculture through grassroots engagement. Following her experience in Africa, she worked at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C. Lisa is a Georgia native and currently resides in Mount Pleasant, where she spends her free time paddling, reading, coaching soccer, and playing in the garden.