Lisa Dominato is a tireless community advocate, loving mother and public education professional who has dedicated her life to helping others and is passionate about education, mental health and housing. She is currently Chair of Vancouver’s Kettle Society, a not-for-profit dedicated to helping people with mental illness.
Lisa also has 12 years experience in senior political and government positions. As the Director of Student Wellness and Safety with the Ministry of Education, Lisa worked collaboratively with education stakeholders to develop public policy aimed at preventing bullying, promoting positive mental health, and fostering safe, inclusive schools throughout British Columbia. Lisa also served as Chief of Staff to the Minister of Education.
Lisa believes we can put students first and restore public confidence in a great education system through ethical leadership, good governance, collaborative decision-making, and fostering a respectful school board culture.
Throughout her career, Lisa has volunteered in her community and is known for her collaborative approach to achieving common goals. She is the past Vice-President of the Kiwanis Club of Victoria and past President of the Victoria-Beacon Hill Constituency Association.
Lisa holds a Master of Arts in Leadership from Royal Roads University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of British Columbia and University of Burgundy in Dijon, France. She is fluent in French and English.
She lives in East Vancouver with her husband and three daughters.