Lisa Pugh

Karen Wolf-BraniginState Director, The Arc Wisconsin

Lisa has worked for the disability community for years. Most recently, she served as Public Policy Director for Disability Rights Wisconsin. She also currently serves on the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities, and recently served on the US Department of Labor Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities.

In 2009-2010, Lisa served as a Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation Public Policy, working first for the US House Committee on Education and Labor and then for the US Department of Education. Earlier in her career she worked as an Outreach specialist and trainer with the University of Wisconsin’s Waisman Center. She was a Founding Member of Madison Partners for Inclusive Education, and also has served as a volunteer on a number of other advisory committees and councils.