Lise Olney

Ms. Olney is an environmental advocate, political organizer, and editor. She served on the Wellesley Natural Resources Commission (NRC) for five years before her election to the Board of Selectmen in March 2019. Ms. Olney was on the board of Sustainable Wellesley from 2011 to 2019 and co-founded the Mass Interfaith Coalition for Climate Action to advocate for clean energy in 2015-16.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Olney was an executive editor at the National Geographic Society in the Educational Media Division. Ms. Olney has lived in Wellesley for 25 years and raised two daughters with her husband, Tim Fulham. She has been a Town Meeting Member since 2014 and served on the board of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Wellesley Hills from 2015 to 2019.

Ms. Olney has a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.