Lisa A. Bushey to lead NSBA's Communications and Public Advocacy team
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.
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
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.
Alexis Rice |October 9th, 2013|Categories: Public Advocacy|Tags: Lisa A. Bushey, NSBA|