Director of the Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative
Contact Lisel Loy
Lisel Loy has 20 years of experience in law, public policy, and government. In 2001, Loy helped establish the Bipartisan Policy Center’s first project, the National Commission on Energy Policy (NCEP), and served as the Commission’s deputy director from 2002-2006. Prior to that, she was assistant to the president and staff secretary to President Clinton, where she was responsible for overseeing the flow of information to and from the Oval Office. She was special counsel to the deputy secretary at the Department of the Interior from 1997-1999, where she worked on a variety of issues including water law, salmon, dams, and Indian treaty rights. From 1995-1997, she was a staff attorney in the clinical program at the Georgetown University Law Center, where she represented individuals, nonprofit groups and the Mattaponi Indian tribe in a range of environmental and civil rights claims. She began her career working for a conservation group on nutrition education, land use and community gardens in New York City, and she serves on the Board of American Rivers, a national, nonprofit river conservation group. She is admitted to the Bar in Washington, DC and New York. She received her BA from Yale University and her JD from Stanford Law School.
Director, Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative