Lisa is a 3rd generation Santa Claran, who currently serves as Mayor in the City of Santa Clara. She has served 2 previous terms as Vice Mayor and City Council Member from 1992-2000 and 2012-2016. She operates Gillmor and Associates, a family owned real estate company in Santa Clara. She has been a Realtor and Broker since 1982, specializing in residential and commercial real estate.
Lisa has been involved in many areas of government, non-profit and public benefit organizations. She was a member of the Grand Jury, County Roads Commissioner, County Assessment Appeals Board Member, City Parks and Recreation Commissioner, Santa Clara University Board of Fellows Member and Board Member of the Mission City Community Fund.
She is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science, is married, and the mother of 3 children.