Lisa is a Founding Director and Advisory Board member of A Better Chance of Westport She also serves on the Advisory Board of the Charter Oak Foundation. She is a member of the Anti Defamation League Education Committee and a recipient of the ADL's Distinguished Community Leadership Award. As chair of Temple Israel's Social Action Committee Lisa's volunteer work included: Mitzvah Day, Bridgeport Habitat for Humanity, Evergreen Network, the Gillespie Center, the Holiday Toy Drive and Adopt a Family Program. Lisa and her dog Minnie are certified by the Good Dog Foundation as a therapy team and they currently volunteer at Norwalk Hospital.
Lisa, a retired attorney, grew up in Manhattan. She and her husband Ed have live in Westport and have three grown sons.