VP & Chief Operating Officer
Lisa Burch has over 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 Chief Operating Officer at FCA, overseeing program operations, facilities, IT, Compliance and Quality Assurance. 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. Lisa also 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. She also served on the Advisory Committee of the LIU Nonprofit Shared Services program and as the co-chair of the Nassau County Community Advisory Board. Lisa is currently a member of the LIVOAD (Long Island Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster), a collaborative effort lead by Health and Welfare Council of LI, inclusive of nonprofit, government, and private sector partners, constantly working toward comprehensive preparation and planning.
Lisa served on the Board of Directors for Temple Am Echad beginning in 2009, serving as the VP for Membership, VP for Finance and, finally, as the President. Lisa is a member of the Energeia 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, and was named a Nassau County Woman of Distinction in 2021.
In her role as COO, Lisa is responsible for implementing a new Electronic Health Record, creating FCA’s Diversity Council, enhancing the IT services and cyber security protections, and creating and managing the six program divisions that oversee the more than 50 programs offered by FCA.
Lisa Burch, MPH
VP & Chief Operating Officer
377 Oak Street, 5th Floor
Garden City, NY 11530