Lisa S. King is the daughter of Mrs. Richardine Alston and Mr. Charles and Thelma Shine. Upon graduating from Wando High School, Lisa pursued higher education at the University of South Carolina. She furthered her studies with a Masters Degree in Computer Resources and Information Management. Lisa is currently employed as a Senior Systems Analyst for Charleston Water Systems. Lisa was first appointed to the Commission in 2004, served as Vice Chair from 2005 to 2006, and served as Chair from 2008-2010. During her time, she also chaired the Finance Committee and the Planning and Development Committee. Lisa has seen unprecedented growth during her time on the commission. She is actively involved with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., where she serves over the 46 chapters in SC as the State Coordinator, and serves on a national committee of this 200,000 plus international membership organization. Lisa is also a chapter officer for The Charleston (SC) Chapter Of The Links Incorporated. Lisa and her husband, John, have two children and one granddaughter.