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Finance & Accounting Professional
Environmental Studies
  • Office: SEEC S115

  • Office Hours: Lisa works on a part-time, 20 hour per week basis. Her hours are typically M-F, 8-Noon. She's generally in the office on Monday and Wednesday mornings, and works remotely Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. 


B.S. Psychology (Human Growth/Development), Fort Hays State University

M.A. Philosophy (Ethics), University of Kansas

M.B.A. (Entrepreneurship), University of Colorado Denver


Lisa has worked in higher education as an instructor, advisor, researcher, and administrator. She joined the CU-Boulder Environmental Studies team in January of 2022, but has worked on the CU-Boulder and CU-Denver campuses in several other departments.


In her free time, Lisa enjoys traveling with her family, hiking, photography, and gardening. With the help of other staff, faculty and students, Lisa is also currently working to advance the ENVS-MENV Community Learning Garden project. 


Lisa provides guidance to ENVS students, faculty and staff on policies and procedures related to:

  • Honorarium Payments

  • Procurement & CU Marketplace eShopper Access

  • Scope of Work Requests (SOW) and Independent Contractor Payments

  • Employee & Non-Employee Reimbursements (Travel and Non-Travel Related)

  • Travel, Including Travel Authorizations

  • Managed Spend Card, Procurement Card, and Travel Card (Corporate Card) Application, Use and Reconcilliation

Lisa also provides administrative support in the following areas:

  • Maintaining/Updating Honorarium, Procurement, SOW, Reimbursement, Travel, and Corporate Card Specific Policies and Procedures on the ENVS Sharepoint Site and Website

  • Training Student Assistants to Provide Administrative Support on Honorarium Payments and Colloquium Non-Employee Travel

  • Tracking Internal (CU) Awards and Grants for ENVS Undergraduate/Graduate Students and Faculty (Scheffels, CARTTS, Beverly Sears, ASFE, and ASSETT)

  • Generating/Disseminating M-Fin Financial Reports to Faculty (Operating Summary, Financial Detail) for $XQK, Research Support and Start-Up Speedtypes

  • Administering $XQK, Research Support and Start-Up Speedtypes, Including Initiating Journal Entry Requests to Distribute Funds Awarded by ENVS and Correct Expense Misallocations

  • Initiating CU MarketPlace Vendor Set-Up, Purchase Order Requisition, and Invoice Processing

  • Providing Travel Support for Scheffels Keynote and Spring Commencement Speakers (Airline, Lodging, Travel Reimbursement)

  • Facilitating A&S Faculty Computer Program Purchases

  • Assisting with Operations (HR, Payroll, Parking, Event Planning, Property Disposal) in a Back-Up Capacity