About Lisa

Teaching Experience

  • School Teacher for 10 years.
  • Honored as a past “Teacher of the Year” in 1997 for exceptional work in the classroom.

Parent Leadership

  • Former PTA President at Lincoln Elementary School and Corona del Mar High School.
  • Helped to produce our students amazing 6th grade plays.
  • Participated in the hiring process to select new Principals at CDM High and Newport Harbor.
  • Recipient of the PTA Honorary Service Award.
  • Produced student 6th grade plays.
  • Planning committee for CDM Middle School.


  • Earned her Teaching Credential and Master’s Degree of Education at UCLA
  • Received a Master’s Degree in School Administration
  • Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara

Commitment to the Community

  • National charity league Newport Beach chapter (6 years)
  • Worked alongside my daughter at the Ticktocker Thrift Shop to raise money for local charities.
  • Worked at Second Harvest Food Bank
  • Volunteered at the Thomas House
  • Decorative Arts Society (3 years)


  • 30-year resident of Corona del Mar.
  • Parent of three children who attended District schools.

On the Issues

  • EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE – Support high academic standards in our classrooms and innovative learning programs that are tailored to meet students’ individual needs.
  • SAFE SCHOOLS – Maintaining strict campus security measure to ensure a safe learning environment for children.
  • OUR STUDENT’S MENTAL HEALTH AND WELL BEINGWith the high standards in our community comes pressure on our children. I am committed to make sure the well being of our kids is protected.
  • FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY – Insist on budget transparency and ensure that our education dollars are spent in the classroom where our students and teachers need it most.
  • COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT – Improve communication with parents and expand educational partnerships to provide students with real world learning experience.