Lisa begins her tenth year at Hiawatha Middle School with the start of the 2016-2017 school year. She earned her bachelor's degree from Benedictine College with an English minor and an endorsement in fifth through eighth grade reading.
Born in Atchison and raised in St. Joseph, Missouri, Lisa now makes her home in rural Troy, Kansas with her husband Mark. They love to visit their two grown children when their schedules allow. Other interests of Lisa's are Baxter, the dog, gardening, baking, and reading.