Lisa Tadlock joined the Public Health Institute (PHI) Center for Wellness and Nutrition in 2012 as a Development Specialist and transitioned into a Program Manager. Her role within PHI has been as a contract manager for statewide programs and initiatives related to nutrition education and food security. She then became the lead staff member on the Policy, Planning, and Partnership Team to facilitate an internal cross-sectional work group to develop policy, system, and environmental change strategies as they related to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) within the California Department of Public Health over a two-year period. In addition, she leads and facilitates the Food Access Nutrition Education and Outreach (FANOut) Statewide Committee.

Prior to joining PHI, Ms. Tadlock worked as a senior analyst for county social services, where she supervised both program and IT analysts, acted as an Executive Director/Program Director for the California Community Action State Association where she oversaw the implementation of the largest Community Food and Nutrition Grant Program in the United States and acted as a Program Representative for UC Davis, the Center for Human Services, where she oversaw the training for twenty small county social services agencies in California.

Lisa earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from San Francisco State University and a master’s in public administration from Golden Gate University.