Science faculty George R. Miller co-authored Portland Rose Festival, a pictorial history of the festival's first century, published April 2013.
Department of Science and Mathematics
M.Ed., Temple University
BS, Springfield College
Introduction to Environmental Mediation
Introduction to Sustainability
Starting a Nonprofit Organization
Areas of Expertise
Natural resources, environmental science and nonprofit management
Lisa Jo is the Executive Director of Raindrops to Refuge, an environmental nonprofit based in Sherwood, Oregon. She consults public and private clients in the fields of natural resources and the environment, providing board and organizational development, communications, strategic planning, and executive coaching.
In addition to teaching at Marylhurst, Lisa Jo teaches in the Environmental Studies Department at Pacific University.
Lisa Jo founded the Nanticoke Watershed Alliance, a regional environmental consortium of 36 diverse organizations spanning two states and five counties, and served as its Executive Director for 12 years. She worked as an environmental planner for the State of Virginia, the State of Delaware, and the National Park Service Rivers and Trails Program. She founded two local land trusts and created three environmental documentaries.
Marylhurst University's Faculty Excellence in Service and Teaching (2010)
Outstanding Cooperator Award, The Nature Conservancy and Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (2000)
State of Delaware Friend of Wetlands (2000)
J. Millard Tawes Award, State of Maryland (1999)
National Conservation Partnership Award, National Park Service (1996)
Environmental Award, Nanticoke Watershed Preservation Committee (1994)