Lisa Marcolongo is the Media Relations and Veterans Specialist at The Elizabeth Hospice. Lisa an active member of the Family Life Affinity Group (FLAG) with the San Diego Veterans Coalition and is the Chair of the San Diego County Hospice Veteran Partnership (SDCHVP). She is currently a member of the Coordinating Council of the San Diego Military Family Collaborative.
Lisa is a veteran spouse. Lisa’s husband Nico served 14 years as a United States Marine Corps Officer. He is a veteran of the Iraq conflict. The Marcolongo family was featured as one of four families in Sesame Street’s prime time show, “Coming Home: Military Families Coping with Change.” The TV segment and support materials are aimed at helping children and their families cope with deployments and injuries, visible and invisible.
Lisa is an avid volunteer for a number of military support activities to include Wreaths Across America San Diego, Naval Medical Center San Diego Pet Therapy Program and Buddy Bowl Football for Charity.