Our Staff

Lisa Fiato

Lisa Fiato


Director of Public Policy & Special Projects
NYS Conference of Local Mental Hygiene Directors, Inc.
Phone: (518) 462-9422
Fax: (518) 465-2695

As Director of Public Policy & Special Projects, Lisa staffs the Children & Families Committee, the Mental Hygiene Planning Committee and the Developmental Disabilities Committee. Lisa works on several projects in this position, i.e. reconstruction of the CLMHD Behavioral Health portal, making it a comprehensive data portal for CLMHD members to utilize during their local service planning process. Lisa has worked with stakeholders and consultants to create a universal Children Single Point of Access (C-SPOA) referral application, a Behavioral Health Criminal Justice Alert Tool, and Statewide Systems of Care project.

Prior to CLMHD, Lisa worked as an IPRO Healthcare Program Advisor within NYS DOH. In this role, she worked in the Office of Health Insurance Programs, in the Division of Program Development and Management with the children’s behavioral health statewide Medicaid Redesign Team initiatives. Additionally, she has many years of experience working with populations involved with OMH, OCFS, OPWDD and the OASAS systems. Lisa has worked with several LGUs as an OMH Coordinator of Intensive Case Management program and as an Intensive Case Manager. She has worked with Catholic Charities in both direct clinical care and oversight and management of their children’s programs.