Lisa Burch, MPH
Lisa Burch has close to 30 years’ experience in public health, non-profit management, community and government relations, grants administration, budgets, strategic planning, and program development. Lisa currently serves as the VP and COO at Family and Children’s Association, overseeing the day-to-day operations of this 135 year old social service organization. Prior to joining FCA Lisa worked for Northwell Health for 11 years where she first established the Office of Sponsored Programs followed by the health system’s first Sustainability and Social Responsibility (SSR) program. While at Northwell, Lisa was a Member of the 2010 High Potentials Program – a group of top employees chosen for future leadership positions in the health system. Earlier in her career, Lisa worked for Odyssey House, the Osborne Association, Planned Parenthood of New York City and Safe Horizons. Lisa earned her BA in Psychology from Clark University with minors in Philosophy and Sociology and a concentration in Women’s Studies; her MPH from Hunter College, a Certificate in Corporate Citizenship Management from Boston College, and a Certificate in Community Leadership from the Jewish Community Relations Council of Long Island.
Lisa served as a parent representative for the Oceanside Middle School Anti-Defamation League No Place for Hate committee for two years. Lisa has also served as a member of the Clark University Alumni and Parents Association, the NYC Mayor’s Carbon Challenge, the US Green Building Council’s LI Healthcare Committee and the North Oceanside Rd. Elementary School Site Based Management Team. For the past two years Lisa has served on the board of the Long Island Regional Planning Consortium, working with local behavioral health organizations and state agencies to guide behavioral health policy in the region and recommend priorities for reinvestment of Medicaid savings and was recently appointed to the Advisory Committee of the LIU Nonprofit Shared Services program. She also serves as the co-chair of the Nassau County Community Advisory Board.
Lisa served on the Board of Directors for Temple Am Echad since 2009, serving as the VP for Membership, VP for Finance and as the President. During her tenure as president, Lisa was responsible for hiring the first ever female Rabbi and female Cantor in the synagogue’s history, and, during her final year as president she presided over an all female administration and clergy. Lisa is a member of the Energia Partnership Class of 2020, a recipient of the Premier Business Women of Long Island award in 2019 and the Long Island Power Women in Business award in 2017. Lisa is especially proud of the work she has done throughout her career to mentor young women and promote women executives.
Lisa Burch, MPH
VP & Chief Operating Officer
377 Oak Street, 5th Floor
Garden City, NY 11530