Lisa Marie Noke-Kearney is a Director for the New England Chapter of Autism Speaks. She was the Co-Chair for the Greater Boston Walk for Autism Research for three years raising over 2 million dollars. Ms. Noke-Kearney is also an Education Advocate and the Development Chairperson for Advocates for Autism of Massachusetts. Prior to joining Autism Speaks, Ms. Noke-Kearney worked as a Director of Human Resources for nine years and privately taught strings for Waltham High School for thirteen years. She resides in Massachusetts with her two children, her eldest, Ryan has autism.