2020 Presenters

Hecker, Lisa
Session #15

Lisa Hecker has been the Safe Schools Coordinator at the Safe and Healthy Schools Bureau at the New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) since March of 2015. As the Safe Schools Coordinator, Lisa is responsible for overseeing the emergency operations planning for all of NM’s public and State Charter schools. She provides guidance on emergency operations plans, training and exercise support, and individual technical assistance to schools as needed. Previous to joining the PED, Lisa worked as a contractor to the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security and Justice for 15 years, and prior to that for the late Congressman Steve Schiff for 6 years. Lisa holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of New Mexico and an M.S. in Justice from the American University in Washington, D.C. She is also a New Mexico Certified Emergency Manager (CEM).