Lisa Stern was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She has been working in the human services field for the past 21 years. She has been with The Family Centre for 17 years and is currently Director, Children Services Program Delivery. Lisa has her Bachelor of Child and Youth Care through MacEwan University and her MA in Leadership through Royal Roads University. Lisa also has survived the trial and tribulations of raising her 19 year old daughter, who is now a second year student at Ryerson University!