Lisa has over ten years of experience as a project manager, deputy project manager, and an environmental analyst for the preparation of environmental documentation to meet CEQA regulations. Her project experience includes mixed-use development, residential projects, hillside development, industrial/commercial projects, urban infill development, annexation projects, and water and wastewater infrastructure projects, including treatment plant upgrades, pipeline installations, and storage facilities. She is familiar with the Land Evaluation and Site Assessment (LESA) model to determine potential CEQA significance resulting from the conversion of agricultural lands. She has resolved difficult technical issues, including growth analysis impacts, the conversion of prime farmland, and hazardous wildlife attractors (i.e., storage reservoirs) near airports.
Lisa has a M.S. in Environmental Studies from San José State University and a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has also studied Spanish and Portuguese and is fluent in both languages.
Lisa enjoys mountain biking, hiking, snowboarding, and spending time with her family.