The Central Virginia Association of Health Underwriters
Thursday January 21, 2010 8am - 10am
Richmond Westin Hotel
6624 W Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23230
Our guest speaker will be Lisa Schaffner.
Topic: The Face of Transplantation
Lisa Schaffner is the Public Relations and Marketing Director for UNOS…United Network for Organ Sharing, a national non-profit based in Richmond. Lisa joined UNOS in October of 2008 after a 25 year broadcast career that included stops in Athens, Ohio, Green Bay, Wisconsin and Richmond, Virginia. In Richmond, Lisa was the main news anchor for WRIC-TV8…anchoring the ABC affiliate’s 4:30, 6:00 and 11pm newscasts. During her 23 year tenure with TV8, Lisa covered the administrations of 7 governors, the tragic mass shooting at Virginia Tech as well as the wrath of mother nature including Hurricane Isabelle, tropical storm Gaston and the deadly Petersburg tornado.
Lisa continues to cover Richmond through her column, Giving Back, in Boomer Life Magazine in which she highlights various nonprofit organizations and how Richmonders can get involved and give back to the community through volunteering.