Lisa Arakaki

Senior Director of Special Events
Office of the President

  • Additional Positions at AU

    Co-Director, AU Commencement
  • Lisa Arakaki works closely with campus partners to coordinate large-scale events including commencement, All-American Weekend, Staff Appreciation, Celebrate AU, and the Faculty-Staff Holiday Party. In addition, she assists with special projects, advises departments and student organizations on event logistics and protocol issues, and represents the office on campus-wide committees. She has worked in Special Events for more than eleven years and previously worked in the School of International Service. As a student, she spent semesters studying in Paris and interning for the Wall Street Journal Europe in Brussels.
  • Degrees

    BBA, James Madison University
  • Favorite Spot on Campus:

    September 11th Memorial Plaza

  • Special Events
  • Butler Pavilion - 601

  • (202) 885-2430 (Office)
  • (202) 885-2470 (Fax)
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