Northwestern State University has named Lisa Harris Director of Human Resources for the University.
Harris previously served as a human resource analyst and supervisor at Pinecrest Supports and Services in Pineville. Prior to that position, she worked in administration for the city of Alexandria director of personnel, chief of policy and planning and cooperative endeavor monitoring and director of community services. She was also CEO of YMCA of Central Louisiana.
Harris earned a Bachelor of Arts in Radio, Television and Film at the University of Louisiana at Monroe and is a Senior Certified Professional (SCP) by the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA).
“I am honored to be a part of the Northwestern State University staff. I am excited about the opportunity to support the management of this great University through the planning, directing and coordination of various HR processes.”
Harris is a member of the Society for Human Resources and Management (SHRM), the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA) and the Central Louisiana Society for Human Resources Management (CLHRM) where she chairs the Diversity Committee. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Alexandria Museum of Art and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
Harris is married to Destin M. Harris of Alexandria and has two children, Devin, 26, Lauryn, 19, and a granddaughter, Lennox Rose. The family attends Zion Hill Church Family in Pineville.