Board Member

Lisa D. T. Rice

Political Strategist & Speaker

Lisa is a political strategist, passionate about reform and political innovation. She is active in bringing productive change to U.S. politics. An independent, Lisa advocates for a stronger American democracy rooted in active participation by a plurality of citizens and loosening the grip of the two-party duopoly. Lisa joined the Unite America board of directors in 2017.

A federal campaign finance expert, Lisa has an extensive background in political management. Recognized as a transformative leader, she is a dynamic keynote speaker; women’s leadership mentor; and impactful cancer policy advocate.

Lisa is the Vice Chair of the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) board of directors. An alumna of all-women’s Newcomb College, she is the immediate past president of the Newcomb Alumnae Association board of directors.

She holds a master’s degree in Management from the MIT Sloan School and a B.A. degree from the Newcomb College of Tulane University. A native Washingtonian, Lisa lives in the District of Columbia with her husband, Tom Thompson. Her son, also a graduate of Tulane University, teaches in the DC public school system.

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