Lisa served for six years as Trustee of the Leander Independent School District, serving more than 37,000 students at 40 school campuses.  As one of the fastest-growing school districts in the nation, LISD faced the challenge of implementing an aggressive construction program, while simultaneously improving academic excellence.. During her tenure, LISD nearly closed the achievement gap in graduation rates among economically disadvantaged students, reading scores rose, the District introduced student leadership programs into the curriculum and the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme was expanded.  Lisa has over 30 years experience in project management in technology, construction and real estate.  She graduated from UCLA with a bachelor’s degree in sociology.