Born to Munir & Suha Smeirate in Yonkers, New York. Moved to Southern California in 1977. Lisa and her family have been active parishioners of Saint Joseph AACC for the past 25 years with many accomplishments. An organizer, among other dedicated Parish members, of the “youth and family camp committee” and youth ministry. These accomplishments have brought great success uniting AACC families and youth in a unique spiritual atmosphere. Lisa has more than a decade of volunteer work within her community and possesses an unconditional commitment to serving others. She is a wife, mother, nurse at Etiwanda School District. and a graduate student at Azusa Pacific College. Lisa believes in leading by example, committing to a cause that better serve others around us, and being the best version of ourselves lead by the word and doing of our Lord Jesus Christ!
Lisa is married to Taroob Salmani (nephew of the late Abouna Yousef Al-Rabadi) and both have three children; Joseph, Danyelle, and Jaydn.