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Lisa E. Papp

Columnist • Member since Jan 22, 2018

Lisa is a long-term resident of Washington state and Whatcom County. She is a solar energy advisor helping commercial building owners and homeowners in Washington, other U.S. states, and Canada add solar power to their building. She is an Officer with her Toastmasters club, Barkley Toasters, and has served as Club President, V.P. Membership, and now Past President and Treasurer. She has been an entrepreneur for many years offering marketing consulting, graphic design, and social media management services. In the past, she has worked for non-profits including the American Institute of Architects Seattle Chapter, Northwest Community Housing Foundation which completed the first cohousing project in the U.S. in Winslow, and for-profits including Nordstrom. She is not an expert on homelessness but a concerned citizen who would like to do more to help.

Articles by Lisa E. Papp

Jim Peterson … from Homeless to Advocate for the Homeless

By Lisa E. PappOn Apr 14, 2018

What do you feel when you walk by a homeless person sitting or lying on the sidewalk or in a park? Do you feel disgusted or angry? Do you think …”[...]

Who Are The Homeless?

By Lisa E. PappOn Jan 22, 2018

Homelessness is a complex and challenging issue in our country. Of course, if you are homeless you are directly experiencing the difficulties of homelessness. But homelessness is also a challenge [...]

Recent comments

"Excellent points, Dick! I have been thinking back over the various City and County Council meetings that I have attended this past year and several where I have spoken and [...]

Aug 23, 2018 on
Citizen/City Dialogue - A Myth

"You’re welcome, Jim. I appreciate you and the work you do in our community. I think I fixed the link. ~ Lisa

Apr 15, 2018 on
Jim Peterson … from Homeless to Advocate for the Homeless

"Jon - Thank you for the very informative and revealing article. Thanks for all your work on this issue. The Dig Once policy and a Fiber Optics network both make [...]

Mar 29, 2018 on
5G and Why We Still Need Public Fiber
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