Lisa was raised in the San Fernando Valley for most of her childhood. She attended California State University, Northridge where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and then earned a Master's degree in Marriage, Family, and Child Therapy from California Family Study Center. She joined the Department of Children and Family Services in 1994 as a Children's Social Worker and immediately knew that this was the field for her. In 2000, she became a Supervising Children's Social Worker, and throughout her time in that role, she oversaw Emergency Response, Dependency Investigations, and Continuing Services, including being a Training Supervisor. In October 2015, Lisa promoted to Assistant Regional Administrator in the Lancaster office, where she really developed her leadership skills. In April of 2019, she accepted an Acting Regional Administrator position at the West Los Angeles office, and then was privileged to be appointed as the Regional Administrator for the Lancaster office in November of 2019. Lisa has a passion for working with people, building strong and cohesive teams, and for raising the bar for higher standards within child welfare. She has limitless energy and a strong commitment to better outcomes for children and families, especially in the Antelope Valley. Lisa lives in Santa Clarita with her husband, two sons and animals (she is a dog and cat lover!).