Lisa Lunghofer, Ph.D.

Dr. Lisa Lunghofer, Executive Director of Making Good Work, has 25 years of experience working with public sector and nonprofit clients in the areas of child welfare, violence prevention, animal welfare, and the human-animal bond. During the first 15 years of her career, she led a variety of national evaluation projects for which she received grants from the Department of Health and Human Services, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Since 2008, Lisa has served as a consultant to animal-related programs throughout the country, helping them to create strategic plans, develop logic models, write successful grant proposals, craft marketing materials, and identify and track outcomes. She currently serves as the Executive Director of The Grey Muzzle Organization, the Director of Human-Animal Programs for the Animals & Society Institute, and a consultant to Animal Farm Foundation, evaluating a dog training program for inmates at Rikers Island. Previous work included evaluating the Canines with Careers program, in which veterans who have PTSD train shelter dogs for various types of service; developing a comprehensive humane education initiative based on a public health model for the Pennsylvania SPCA; writing grant proposals to support Safe Humane Chicago programs that pair at-risk youth with at-risk dogs, providing both a second chance; and conducting a qualitative study of Forget Me Not Farm’s youth mentoring program, in which youth who are aging out of foster care work with adult mentors at the Sonoma County Humane Society.