Aside from her husband Peter, daughter Shauna, and 7-month-old grandson Jonah, Lisa is most proud of serving as a Planning Commissioner for the City of Newport, Oregon, which is a mayor appointed position responsible for overseeing construction development within the Newport city limits; serving as the Oregon State Lottery Commissioner, bringing $2.5 million dollars in federal funding for an approach lighting system to the Newport Airport, thanks to Kerry Tymchuk who then was the State Director for U.S. Senator Gordon Smith; and being chosen as a Newport Business and Professional Woman of the Year.
Lisa has a B.S. in marketing with a minor in communications. Lisa and Peter enjoy traveling, mostly to the Caribbean Islands, walking their adopted stray dog, Lucky, and spending time with her grandson.