Lisa Cupid was elected to the Cobb County Board of Commissioners in November 2012, overcoming a 3-term incumbent. She is an attorney and formerly, an engineer.
In her time as Commissioner, Lisa has proven herself as a principled, pragmatic and people-centered leader. She lists the following as some of her accomplishments:
Bringing developers and residents together to negotiate tough land use cases, as well as working with businesses to navigate permitting challenges
Leading efforts to expand transit to areas that lost service during the recession, including the creation of a bus line from her district to the Cumberland commercial center as well as an expansion of service to Sundays
Fostering creation of Cobb’s first Zoning 101 program, and more recently the Cobb 101 program which has educated over 80 participants
Advocating for a community-oriented policing and greater use of technology in policing, to better protect both citizens and police
Supporting transparency, thoughtful spending and community engagement whether in assessing the county’s new stadium and its annual budget and millage hearings
Pushing for greater support of the County's Economic Development agency as well as backing the redevelopment of blighted structures. In 2017, Lisa’s district led the county in new single family home starts
Lisa received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech as well as a B.A. in English, Master of Public Administration and Juris Doctor from Georgia State University.
She has won honors and awards from numerous organizations for her service.
Lisa lives in Southwest Cobb with her husband Craig and two children, Nehemiah and Noah. The Cupids are members of Word of Faith in Austell and also attend Buckhead Church. In whatever time you can call spare, Lisa can be found running, reading, or supporting her children at different events