Selection Committee Chair, College & Career Advisor
Lisa Kossiver has been involved with Students Rising Above since 2002 when she initially served on the Board of Directors and worked on the Rising Stars Selection Committee. In 2004 she assumed the role of Student Outreach and Selection Chair for the Rising Stars Program, and in 2005 she additionally became a Student Advisor. As a Student Advisor, Lisa has helped over 65 SRA students graduate from college and enter into the workforce. In addition to her roles at SRA, Lisa has been in the field of education for over 33 years, teaching Hebrew while in college, and teaching math and computer science in both public and private school settings. Lisa graduated from The Ohio State University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science, and she obtained her teaching credential from San Francisco State University.