Lisa McDaniel


Lisa serves as a Senior Project Manager for Blackstone. Lisa has more than 27 years of experience focused on assisting communities with their solid waste planning needs. She has also worked with private industry on a variety of solid
waste management planning elements.

Lisa has extensive experience in a leadership role as a District Planner to a five-county Solid Waste Management District. Supporting policy and management board in outlining policy direction for the district, engaging local officials, responding to
legislative and other policy issues, and ensuring sound decision-making and oversight for district operations.

When she isn't at work, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family and visiting National Parks. 


  • M.En. Environmental Science, Miami University of Ohio - 1986
  • B.S. Biology, Illinois State University - 1983


Her expertise includes Solid Waste Planning, Waste Reduction and Recycling, and Outreach. 


National Recycling Coalition, Board of Directors, 2022 -  present

Missouri Product Stewardship Council, 2018 - 2023

Missouri Recycling Association, Board of Directors 2018 - 2022

Missouri Waste Control Coalition, Board and President, 2014 - 2017

Johnson County Solid Waste Management Committee: Representing Cities of First Class, 2010 - 2018