Elisabeth  Feldt

Elisabeth Feldt

Principal Member

Lisa Feldt serves as the Director of the Department of Environmental Protection in Montgomery County, Maryland. She oversees four divisions comprising solid waste management, watershed management, and environmental policy and compliance, and water and wastewater management comprised of 166 personnel and a combined budget of approximately $131 million.

Before serving in local government, President Obama appointed Feldt in 2009 as the Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). There, she oversaw the EPA programs that clean-up the most toxic sites in the country and manage solid and hazardous waste infrastructure.

Feldt held various executive positions culminating in serving as the Chief of Staff at the Department of Energy in the nuclear waste management and clean-up program.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from George Washington University.