Lisa has over 30 years of experience in community and youth development with a passion for family, youth and community.
Lisa has over 30 years of experience in community and youth development with a passion for family, youth and community. She also has a passion for building strong community relationships that build up cultures of achievement and excellence.
Lisa has held positions with Youthline, Foundation for Youth Development and North Shore Budget Services. Trained with a MSc in Psychology, Lisa has also gained skills in teaching both youth and adults, and has been involved with counselling and supervision work.
Lisa moved into management with strategic and financial planning and was involved with training and development of workforces.
Lisa currently is the deputy chairperson of ANCAD and sits on the board of NZ Marine Industry Association.
Lisa has key expertise in the following areas: strategic, business and operational planning, budgeting and financial reporting and accountability, community engagement and development, staff management, event management, relationship and stakeholder management and networking.
Lisa worked for 3 years as HR Manager for Southern Spars with their people development.
Since 2020 Lisa has worked as a consultant working with management and HR situations for several companies.
She has lived and worked on the North Shore for most of her life. She is an alumni of Northcote college and Auckland University. Lisa has an adult daughter and continues to advocate for community-led development and access to health services, especially for those in mental health and youth development.