Lisa Neale is the ombuds and associate director of the Ombuds Office. Before joining the University in 2003, Lisa worked as a middle and high school teacher for eleven years. Currently, she works with faculty, students and staff for both campuses, assisting individuals as well as creating & conducting trainings related to conflict. Lisa is certified as an Ombuds, a mediator, and trainer for the DiSC Personality Profile and Crucial Conversations. She holds a Bachelor’s in Education and a Master’s in Social Sciences. She participates in several professional organizations and committees, promoting the work of ombudsing.