Lisa has lived on the North Shore for her entire life. She is a mother and active member of the community. Lisa has been working in childcare since 1988 and has been with the North Shore Neighbourhood House since 1990. She holds her certificate in Early Childhood Education from Capilano College as well as her Special Needs Certificate. Lisa started as a Special Needs Assistant in the childcare program, then moved to Manager of Childcare, then Director of Childcare, and eventually into her current role as Executive Director of the North Shore Neighbourhood House. Lisa feels honoured to work for an organization that supports families and their members. Empowering families to recognize their value continues to fuel her commitment. She believes that building strong families results in a stronger community.