Lisa brings innovation, passion and business expertise to her position of General Manager at West County Wastewater (WCW). Her fresh perspective is transforming WCW, bringing an increased focus on community stewardship, public engagement, customer service, effective problem-solving, organizational culture and modernization.
Lisa ensures WCW reflects its core values of service, trust, leadership, collaboration and accountability while meeting its mission of protecting public health through the safe, responsible collection and treatment of wastewater. She leads WCW in recovering wastewater for reuse and minimizing it’s environmental footprint.
Lisa manages a professional, transparent and accountable team of employees in planning for future wastewater needs of the community, collaborating with local, regional and national partners, and building trust among the public and stakeholders.
Lisa came to WCW in April 2016 as Business Services Manager after 17 years of public employee service and experience. Lisa was promoted to Deputy General Manager/Chief Operating Officer in January 2018 and later became the Interim General Manager. She was named General Manager in January 2019.
Prior to joining WCW, Lisa served as Finance Director/Treasurer at the City of El Cerrito. Her career includes public service at the City of Berkeley, where she held various positions in business administration and financial management. Lisa also spent six years working in public works, including capital projects, sewer, solid waste and transportation, where she developed strong operations and budgeting skills.
Lisa holds a Master of Business Administration from Golden Gate University and a Bachelor of Arts from UCLA.