Lisa Griffith

National Outreach and Communications Coordinator

Lisa returns to her role as NFFC’s National Outreach Coordinator after serving as Interim Executive Director for more than a year between 2017 and 2018, ably guiding the Coalition through a major leadership transition. She has supported NFFC’s work on local foods and food sovereignty, anti-GMO deregulation and animal disease traceability for several years.

Prior to joining NFFC, she worked with social justice organizations in Chicago focused on land access for community gardens, locally based economic development and safe, affordable housing. Lisa comes from a family farm in northeast Missouri, holds a bachelor's degree in anthropology and master's degree in urban and regional planning, and lives with her husband in southern Illinois.