Alexandria, Va. - The Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Lisa Lopinsky, CAE as its new Executive Director.
Prior to joining PRIMA, Ms. Lopinsky served for more than seven years as the Executive Director of the Foundation for Rural Service, the non-profit arm of the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association in Arlington, Virginia. During her tenure there, the foundation launched several exceptional educational programs, developed a college scholarship program for rural youth, established an endowment fund and increased the foundation’s size by four-fold.
Prior to joining the Foundation for Rural Service, she was the Director of Global Marketing and Membership Development for the Association of Corporate Travel Executives in Alexandria, Virginia. In addition, Ms. Lopinsky also has held positions in the banking and government consulting industries. She has diverse and extensive experience in public affairs, marketing, fund raising, event management, governance, communications and membership development. A native West Virginian, Ms. Lopinsky is a graduate of West Virginia University.
Ms. Lopinsky is extremely enthusiastic about the opportunities for growth in the organization and ensuring that PRIMA remains the principal Public Sector Risk Management organization in the U.S.
The PRIMA Board looks forward to Ms. Lopinsky assuming her new duties as Executive Director on August 14, 2006.