Lisa was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and currently lives in Convent Station, NJ with her husband, David and their two children, Hannah and James. She graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a BA in English and later received her NJ teaching certification through the College of St. Elizabeth. Before leaving the work force to raise her children, she taught English at Morris Knolls High School in Denville, NJ. She served on the Morristown Neighborhood House Board since 2012 as a member of the Program and Fund Development Committees. She is also an active volunteer at her children’s school. Her hobbies include hiking with her dog, reading, swimming and fishing.