Term: 2013-2018, Congressional District 8
Appointed to the Tennessee Arts Commission in 2013, Lisa Bobango served on the Allocations Committee and Committee for Governor’s Arts Awards for the Commission throughout the 2014-2015 fiscal year. She also served as Vice-Chair for FY15-16.
An active community leader, Lisa has been involved in numerous nonprofit organizations. She has served on the board of the Memphis Literacy Council, the Junior League of Memphis, the Germantown Women’s Club, is past president of the Memphis Bar Auxiliary and is the former Sustainer Director for the Junior League of Memphis.
She has also taken part in several arts-related organizations in Memphis. Lisa and her husband, John, were founding members of ‘Young at Art’ at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens and have supported the Orpheum Theater and ArtsMemphis. Additionally, Lisa is a member of the Suburban Garden Club of the Tennessee Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc.
Lisa received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, and her MBA from the University of Florida. She received her law degree from the University of Memphis.