First Posted: 8/13/2008
Lisa Sauder has been appointed the first executive director of First Friday Scranton. First Friday is a free, monthly celebration of the arts and music held the first Friday of each month in downtown Scranton. Sauder has lived in Northeast Pennsylvania for almost 14 years. Originally from Anchorage, Alaska, she graduated from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. For the past 16 years, Sauder has owned her own marketing and public relations firm specializing in work with small businesses and non-profit organizations. She is actively involved in many community organizations including the Abington Heights Civic League, American Cancer Society, Abington Junior Comets, Comet Takedown Club, Scranton Civic Ballet Company and many others. Sauder resides in Clarks Summit with her husband Steve and children Tucker, Dalton and Madison. For more information about First Friday, including the monthly venue map, visit .