Lisa Lachenmayr is the Director and Principal Investigator of the Maryland SNAP-Ed program. Maryland's SNAP-Ed Program contributes to significant statewide health impacts, including individual behavior changes and environmental improvements related to healthy food access, water consumption and physical activity. Ms. Lachenmayr began her career with the University of Maryland Extension in 1998 as a Family Consumer Sciences (FCS) Extension Educator in Baltimore County. While in Baltimore County, Lisa was part of the original team that worked to bring SNAP-Ed to Maryland. Ms. Lachenmayr was appointed the Director of SNAP-Ed in 2010. Ms. Lachenmayr has won a number of awards including the Provost's Excellence Award for Professional Track Faculty for Service, AGNR Non-Tenure Track Faculty Excellence Award, Rookie of the Year Award for Maryland Cooperative Extension and the Maryland Governor's Citation for Service. Ms. Lachenmayr received her Bachelor of Science from Ithaca College and her Master of Science from Indiana University.