Kelly Lizarraga

Advocacy Director

An experienced grassroots organizer, Kelly Lizarraga has mobilized lobbying campaigns at the local, state, and national level. She has also worked as a teacher, a journalist, and a Foreign Service Officer for the U.S. Department of State. At Cultural Heritage Partners, Kelly leverages her background as a Capitol Hill Communications Director to maximize the firm’s advocacy efforts in Washington, DC.  


Kelly arms advocates with the tools they need to effectively advocate for increased support for America’s national historic preservation program. 

About Kelly

Kelly earned her Bachelor of Arts in history from Stanford University. She is a proud resident of Virginia, which holds local and state elections during odd-numbered years. This gives Kelly near-constant opportunities to participate in campaigns. When not immersed in politics, Kelly can be found with her nose in a book.