Lisa Abbott is an Organizing Co-Director with KFTC. She joined KFTC’s staff in 1992 and served as organizing director from 2002 to 2015. Currently she coordinates KFTC’s work on Just Transition, sustainable energy, and climate change. She also serves on the boards of the Climate Justice Alliance, New World Foundation, and Philanthropic Trustees of the Solutions Project. Lisa was instrumental in the formation of the Student Environmental Action Coalition in the late 1980’s. She holds a Masters in Public Policy from the University of Maryland at College Park and a BS in Biology from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.