Lisa Jackson has been employed with Putnam County for 19 years. She has been in planning for 11 years and is currently the Director of Planning and Development. She is a graduate of Georgia Southwestern with a major in Business Management and Minor in Public Administration. She also received an Associate Degree in Business Administration from Georgia Military College.

Lisa is a member of GAZA and now serves on the Board of Directors. She is also a member of the American Planning Association (APA), Georgia Planning Association (GPA), Lake Oconee Builders Association, Downtown Development Authority (DDA), 2005 Graduate of Leadership Putnam, and served as an Ambassador to the Chamber of Commerce.