Lisa Blackwell-Brown has her undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Dayton, and her law degree from Widener University School of Law (J.D). She also graduated from Wayne State University with a LL. M. in Labor and Employment Law. Before coming to work full time at UFCW Local 1994, she worked at Legal Aid in Baltimore, representing abused and neglected children.
Ms. Blackwell-Brown lived in Quito, Ecuador for four years teaching English to attorneys and honing her Spanish-speaking skills, becoming fluent.
She returned to work at Local 1994 in 2013 after having interned over her summers prior to law school.
Currently, she is the Secretary-Treasurer for the Local and the field representative for public safety, which includes Sheriffs, Cumberland City Police and the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. She served as Recorder from December 2020 until her election as Secretary-Treasurer in September 2021.