Lisa A. Bushey is the new public advocacy and communications associate executive director at the National School Boards Association, Alexandria, Va.
She was managing director for Qorvis Communications in Washington. Earlier she was a VP at Widmeyer Communications, and communications director at the Center for Equity and Excellence in Education at George Washington University. She also worked at the American Educational Research Association, among others.
Bushey completed coursework for an M.A. in journalism at the University of Maryland, and earned a B.A. in English and history at Dickinson College. Details: www.nsba.org.