Lisa Blach Weil, Montgomery
Secretary of the Council

Mrs. Weil is Chair of Long Range Planning for the Council and serves as the Council's Secretary.

In 2017, Mrs. Weil was reappointed by Governor Kay Ivey to fill the remaining term of Will Sellers who was appointed to the Alabama Supreme Court. She previously served as Chair of the Council's Long Range Planning Committee helping to create new long-range goals for the next 10-year cycle.

During an earlier Council term from 2009-2013, Mrs. Weil served on Council's Grants Review Committee and Secretary of the Council in 2012-2013. 

Mrs. Weil is active in various charitable and community activities. She has served on the Red Cross board since 1982 and has held virtually every position including tri-chair of the capital campaign and was named its first female board chair. She received the Red Cross Volunteer of the Year Award and twice received its Distinguished Service Award.

Currently Mrs. Weil is on the board of the Montgomery Zoo where she started Ballet and the Beasts and helped found the new children’s zoo through the Junior League. She currently serves on the board for the Alabama Shakespeare Festival. In addition, she is on the University of Alabama’s Board of Visitors of the School of Communications and Information Sciences, from which she had graduated with a degree in public relations and a minor in speech communications. Mrs. Weil is an annual tri-chair of the Family Sunshine Center’s charity event, Bridging the Gap for Hope and Healing and continues to serve other charitable and community organizations. She and her husband Andy are co-chairs of the Alexis de Toqueville Society of the United Way. She remains active in the Temple Beth Or Sisterhood and has previously served as its president and has chaired or co-chaired many of its committees.

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