Lisa Pedersen serves as Interim CEO for the Colorado Nonprofit Association having served on the board for the Association, chairing the Public Policy Committee and as a member for the Strategy and Innovation Committee. Lisa has over 25 years of organizational leadership in both for profit and nonprofit industries. Most recently she led the Humane Society of Boulder Valley, a nationally recognized leader in animal welfare, for 12 years as CEO. She has served on local, state and national nonprofit board of directors. She developed expertise in strategic planning, public speaking, board management, fundraising and business development. She is also founder and Principal of Root Purpose Group, specializing in leadership coaching and organizational development.