Lisa Abbott | Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Lisa Abbott

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Co-Executive Director

Lisa Abbott is one of KFTC's Co-Executive Directors. She joined KFTC’s staff in 1992 as an organizer in eastern Kentucky. She served as KFTC's organizing director from 2002 to 2015, and coordinates KFTC’s work on Just Transition, sustainable energy, and climate change. She serves on the boards of the Climate Justice Alliance 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.