Director of Youth Programs and Evaluation
Lisa has more than 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector working with diverse individuals and community-based organizations. As the Director of Youth Programs & Evaluation, Lisa leads Flintridge Center’s work in the field of youth development, diversion and prevention. Lisa is also responsible for the systematic evaluation of all Flintridge programs and collaborations, staff development and institutional learning.
Lisa has served on numerous nonprofit boards and is currently on the board of The Patron Saints Foundation. In recognition of her outstanding work, Lisa has received multiple awards and honors, which include the Mentoring & Partnership for Youth Development’s Community Services Award in 2011, the Marge Wyatt Advocacy Award from Child Care Information Services in 2012, the Community Hero Honor in 2015 by the Pasadena/Altadena Coalition of Transformative Leaders, and a Woman of Distinction Community Award in 2021 from the Pasadena NAACP.
Prior to joining Flintridge in 2002, Lisa worked for the University of Southern California and the City of Pasadena. Lisa received an AA from Mount St. Mary’s College in Los Angeles and a BS in workforce education and development from Southern Illinois University. Lisa also has a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Duke University and has completed graduate studies in organizational leadership.
Lisa loves working at Flintridge because of the team’s passion for working with individuals and families to create meaningful, sustainable change in people’s lives. During her free time, Lisa enjoys relaxing with her cat, traveling, reading and spending time with her family.