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Associate Executive Director, Pub...

National School Boards Association
1680 Duke Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
United States

Company Description: Founded in 1940, the National School Boards Association (NSBA) is a not-for-profit organization representing state associations of school boards and their more than...   more
Background

Employment History

Education

  • master's degree , Journalism
    University of Maryland , College Park
  • bachelor of arts , English and history
    Dickinson College
  • B.A. degree , English and History
    Dickinson College
  • M.A. , Journalism ( Public Relations )
    University of Maryland , College Park
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Lisa A. Bushey joins National School Boards Association’s Communications and Public Advocacy Team
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Lisa A. Bushey joins National School Boards Association’s Communications and Public Advocacy Team
Alexandria, Va. (Oct. 10, 2013) - Veteran communications professional Lisa A. Bushey has joined the National School Boards Association (NSBA) as Associate Executive Director, Public Advocacy & Communications, the organization announced.
In the new position for NSBA, Bushey will be responsible for overseeing NSBA's communications, marketing, and editorial services departments as well as a major public relations campaign designed to promote the value of school boards and public education.
"I am delighted to welcome Lisa to the NSBA family," said NSBA Executive Director Thomas J. Gentzel.
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Bushey has more than 20 years of experience in executive-level communications, marketing, brand analysis, and education research. She has worked in a variety of sectors, including K-12 and higher education, government, and business.
"I am privileged to be part of an association that upholds the promise and potential of public education," said Bushey. "The NSBA focus on local school board governance connects the will of local communities to the education of every child."
Prior to joining NSBA in September, 2013, Bushey was managing director for Qorvis Communications in Washington, where she managed major accounts for education, corporate, association, and government clients. She also was a Vice President for Widmeyer Communications in Washington and Director of Communications for The George Washington University's Center for Equity and Excellence in Education.
She also has worked for the American Educational Research Association, the Fairfax County (Va.) government, Eastern Research Group, and Booz Allen Hamilton. Bushey completed all coursework toward the M.A. in Journalism from the University of Maryland and earned a B.A. in English and History from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa.
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Lisa Bushey
Lisa Bushey has been a managing director with Qorvis Communications since 2008 and oversees environmental communications with Sprint and marketing communications with the Society for Human Resource Management. She previously served as vice president at Widmeyer Communications, where she led two practice areas, corporate and higher education. She brings more than 20 years of communications experience in corporate, consulting, university, and governmental environments.
Pertinent Background
Bushey's corporate experience includes strategic communications counsel for the world's largest beverage company in support of its environmental and corporate social responsibility initiatives. For the global company that serves consumers in more than 200 countries, Bushey and her team provided in-depth environmental scanning, technical analysis and issues counsel to support U.S. and international communications needs. In this role, she also conducted targeted analyses that aided system-wide policy review and reformulation. For a major petrochemicals concern, Bushey led an interdisciplinary team that provided policy analysis and media monitoring responsive to a company's U.S. external affairs requirements. Bushey is a seasoned writer who has developed data-driven communications materials and external messaging documents on behalf of a wide array of clients. A limited sampling includes a national climate action initiative; The National Strategy for Financial Literacy on behalf of the U.S. Department of the Treasury; and a federal government education initiative on bullying prevention entitled Stop Bullying Now! She has also produced materials for an array of education clients, including: the College Board; a national math-science initiative; the Humanitarian Aid Foundation; and the Great Lakes Center for Educational Research and Practice. Bushey also has served as Director of Communications for The George Washington University Center for Equity and Excellence in Education (GW/CEEE) in support of education reform and school improvement initiatives relevant to English language learners. Prior to her work at GW/CEEE, Bushey was director of outreach for the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and in this role translated and disseminated AERA research findings among various constituencies, to include policymakers, practitioners, reporters, and educational researchers. As an independent consultant for the Center on Education Policy, Bushey conducted a comprehensive environmental scan of 20 high-profile national education organizations to inform the Center's public education advocacy agenda. Bushey has presented at various local and national educational conferences and has served as a judge for a national journalism award for education reporting. Education
Bushey graduated from Dickinson College with a B.A. degree in English and History and has completed all coursework toward the M.A. in Journalism (Public Relations) at the University of Maryland, College Park.
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Widmeyer.com
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Lisa Bushey
Vice President
Lisa Bushey has nearly 20 years of public relations experience in university, consulting, and governmental arenas, with targeted skills in: project management; publications development; media relations; special-event design; and proposal development.Prior to joining Widmeyer, Bushey served as Director of Communications for The George Washington University Center for Equity and Excellence in Education (GW/CEEE) and the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
At Widmeyer, Bushey directs all work for The Coca-Cola Company and oversees efforts to support their environmental and educational initiatives.Bushey's environmental work for the Company centers on water use, sustainable packaging and climate change.She also provides leadership to Coca-Cola's education and health and wellness initiative, The Council for Corporate & School Partnerships, which is chaired by former U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley. Bushey's other Widmeyer projects have included oversight of a U.S. Department of Treasury initiative to promote fiscal literacy and education for all Americans.She has also provided her expertise for an award-winning national campaign on behalf of the Health Resources Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, entitled Stop Bullying Now!In her prior position at GW/CEEE, Bushey acquired communications expertise in addressing the specialized linguistic and cultural needs of English language learners, particularly in the area of accommodated assessment.At AERA, Bushey worked closely with an international community of scholars to promote research findings pertaining to a wide range of educational hot topics. As an independent consultant to the Center on Education Policy (CEP), Bushey conducted an environmental scan of 20 high-profile national education organizations to help CEP examine and retool its policy foci. Bushey has completed all coursework toward the M.A. in Journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park, and earned a B.A. in English and History from Dickinson College.
Widmeyer.com: Who We Are: News
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Lisa Bushey, Assistant Vice President, and Jennifer Collier, Account Manager, join the firm's Education team; ...
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Lisa Bushey, Assistant Vice President, Widmeyer Communications, from her presentation to the American Educational Research Association.
Lisa A. Bushey to lead ...
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Lisa A. Bushey to lead NSBA's Communications and Public Advocacy team
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