Lisa Slavid serves on the Director Team of UC Santa Barbara’s Housing, Dining and Auxiliary Services as the Director of Organizational and Performance Management. She has worked in the field of Housing and Residential Life for 21 years in a variety of roles, including Resident Director, Student Leadership Coordinator, and Coordinator of Strategic Initiatives. In addition to her roles at UCSB, she served as an officer of the Alumni Association of Semester at Sea and as a Trustee of Semester at Sea. She has sailed on three academic voyages with Semester at Sea: as a Resident Director in Spring 1998, and twice as the Dean of Students (Summer 2007 and Fall 2012). Lisa also consults and facilitates in the field of strategic planning, diversity dialogues, and leadership development in both the non-profit and corporate sectors. Originally from Massachusetts, she has her BA from Smith College and her Masters in Counseling from Santa Clara University. She’s also a published cartoonist and entrepreneur.