Lisa Durkin

Lisa Durkin headshot
Chief Operating Officer, United Neighborhood Centers, Advisory Board
    Biography

    Education: Bachelor’s Degree in social work from Mansfield University.

    Career: Ms. Durkin has been an employee of UNC since 1998 when she was hired as a Housing Counselor. In 2007 she was promoted to Director of Community Services here she supervised over 20 crisis intervention programs serving the needs of low-income families and individuals.  In 2010 she became Chief Operating Officer and developed an Education Department and Community Health Department within the agency.

    Community Involvement: She chairs the Housing Coalition of Lackawanna County and serves as a member of Women in Philanthropy, the PROSPER team and various committees addressing community needs.