Lisa Griffith

National Outreach and Communications Coordinator

Lisa returns to her role as NFFC’s National Outreach and Communications 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 in 2007, she worked with social justice organizations advocating access to fresh foods and community garden space, affordable housing, and locally based economic development. Lisa comes from a family farm in northeast Missouri and holds degrees in anthropology and in urban and regional planning. She and her husband live in southern Illinois where they endeavor to replace their lawn with pollinator-friendly habitat.