Lisa England

Adjunct Lecturer

Lisa England, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, is the Human Resources and Management Advisor for the Iowa League of Cities (ILOC) and Iowa Municipalities Workers' Compensation Association (IMWCA). She has over 20 years of experience in human resources, both in the public and private sectors. Her current responsibilities at the ILOC/IMWCA include assisting members with human resources and management-related questions and concerns. She assists managers and supervisors in developing the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to lead and coach their employees successfully. She provides training on a variety of topics to members as well as various partners and associations.

Lisa has a diverse background, both professionally and personally, that contributes to her knowledge and experience. She has held human resources director positions and has functioned as a human resources consultant. She is a former emergency medical technician (EMT) and volunteer firefighter (FF) and has served on a variety of non-profit boards of directors. Currently, she is the Polk City Library board president and on the board of directors of Connexus Behavioral Health & Disability Advocates.

Research areas
  • Improving safety culture to enhance employee engagement and reduce workers' compensation claim costs
  • Brain health for public safety and all employees
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M.S. Industrial Organizational Psychology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (May 2023)