UVM EXTENSION FACULTY
Lisa Chase, Ph.D.
Natural Resources Specialist
Director, Vermont Tourism Data Center
- Ph.D, Cornell University
- MS, Cornell University
Areas of Expertise:
Community development, tourism and recreation, environmental conflict management
Contact InformationOffice: 11 University Way, #4
Phone: (802) 257-7967
Lisa Chase focuses on the intersection between community development and sustainable conservation. Hired in 2002 as a natural resources specialist, she concentrates on land use management as well as community development and tourism issues. Director of the Vermont Tourism Data Center since 2004 she emphasizes tourism and recreation, broadly defined, in her programming. Current programs include agricultural and culinary tourism, recreation on public and private woodlands, and eco-labels for sustainable transportation.
Courses Currently Taught
Vermont Travel Industry Conference
Risk Management for Agritourism and Culinary Tourism
Vermont Trail Collaborative Stakeholder Meetings
Website Tools for Farms
Recreation on Private Lands
National Extension Tourism Conference
Anderson, L, L.C. Chase, D. Kestenbaum, C. Mastrangelo. In press. Ecolabels for passenger transportation: Understanding motorcoach company receptiveness to a pilot green certification program. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation.
Chase, L.C., B. Amsden, and R. Phillips. Forthcoming 2012. Stakeholder engagement in tourism planning and development, Chapter 27 in Muzaffer Uysal, Richard R. Perdue, and Joseph Sirgy (eds.), Handbook on Tourism and Quality of Life Research, Springer Publishing Company, New York , NY.
Chase, L.C. and D. Kuehn. 2010. Measuring outcomes of Extension conferences: A case study of the National Extension Tourism Conference. Journal of Extension 48(3):3FEA6.
Chase, L.C, R. Boumans, and S. Morse. 2010. Participatory modeling as a tool for community development planning: Tourism in the northern forest. Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society, 41(3):385-397.
Chase, L.C., K. Norris, and C. Ginger. 2008. Does science matter? Resource planning in the Green Mountain National Forest. Society and Natural Resources 21(4):345-353.
Chase, L.C. 2008. Agritourism. Pages 70-74 in Gary A. Goreham (ed.), Encyclopedia of Rural America: The Land and People, 2nd edition Grey House Publishing, Millerton, NY.
Chase, L.C. 2006. Targeted marketing: Lessons from an agri-tourism enterprise. Journal of Extension 44(2):2RIB2.
Daigle, J.J., L. Utley, L.C. Chase, W. Kuentzel, and T.L. Brown. In press. Does new large private landownership and their management priorities influence public access in the Northern Forest? Journal of Forestry.
Pollock, N., L.C. Chase, C. Ginger, and J. Kolodinsky. 2011. The Northern Forest Canoe Trail: Economic impacts and implications for community development. Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society, volume 43.
- National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals
- National Extension Tourism Design Team
- International Association for Society and Natural Resources
- American Association for University Women
- Ph.D, Cornell University
- MS, Cornell
- BA, University of Michigan
Honors & Awards
- National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (NACDEP) Communicator Educational Piece (Team), Regional and National Award 2008
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