Lisa is CRWA's Aquatic Scientist, hired after serving as Rita Barron Fellow from June 2018 to February 2019. As the Fellow, she coordinated CRWA's Volunteer Monthly Monitoring Program and provided support to the Field Science programs. As the Aquatic Scientist, Lisa works as project coordinator for CRWA's Field Science programs such as Volunteer Monthly Monitoring, Flagging, and Canoeing for Clean Water.
Lisa has a B.S. in Geology from UMass Amherst, and is finishing her M.S. in Geology from Boston College where she does research on the Yellow River Delta in China. She has previously worked at Mass Audubon and other nonprofit organizations in the state, teaching kids and adults about Massachusetts' natural history. Lisa loves combining her passions for science and education to engage citizens with the natural world around them! Outside of her work at the CRWA, Lisa enjoys singing, hiking, playing with her cats, and spending time with her family.