Lisa was born and raised in New Jersey, and moved to Washington several years ago. She graduated from the College of New Jersey with a degree in Mathematics with a concentration in Biology. She’s also a talented performer, having spent almost ten years doing semi-professional theater; so you know you’ll be entertained when you join her on the water!
Lisa grew up spending her summers sea kayaking in Maine, and has always been an avid hiker and backpacker. She through hiked the Pacific Crest Trail a few years ago, and the next year she hiked over 800 miles along the spine of the South Island of New Zealand on the Te Araroa! She discovered her passion for guiding during a semester with NOLS while on her first trip to New Zealand. For this summer, she’s here to share her love of the outdoors, and her boundless energy, with her guests.