Volunteers Community Partners

Lisa Cleckner

Lisa Cleckner, MBA, PhD

Director, Finger Lakes Institute, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Phone: (315) 781-4381, Email: cleckner@hws.edu

  • Leads FLI’s core business functions including strategic planning, budgeting, operations, and business development working with multiple stakeholder groups including campus, community, funders, non-profits, businesses, municipal officials, and government agencies
  • Develops research, education, and outreach projects in nuisance and harmful algal blooms, aquatic invasive species, trace metals, and watershed stewardship in the Finger Lake region resulting in over $7M in new funding from federal and state government agencies, foundations, and non-profit organizations