Associated Students of Claremont McKenna College

Incorporated 1976

Lisa hao

presidential advisor on mental health

  • Hometown: Palo Alto, CA

  • Class Year: 2020

  • Major: Computer Science-Economics

  • Favorite dining hall item: Bao Bar at Pitzer Dining Hall!! Amazing.

  • CMC “hack”: If you try hard enough, you will always be able to find free food. (At least this is what Lisa told herself when she decided to go off the meal plan)



Lisa Hao (like nearly the rest of our school) grew up in the Bay Area before attending her dream college: Claremont McKenna. In addition to ASCMC, Lisa also participates in SOURCE Nonprofit Consulting, gives tours around campus through the Admission Office and manages a shared fitness Instagram. She also enjoys hanging out with friends, trying new foods, getting coffee at CARE and hiking to Harvey Mudd for classes.


Lisa advises the President, Dina, on mental health-related decisions and works on initiatives to improve the mental health climate on Claremont McKenna's campus.


  • Improve awareness of mental health resources

  • Increase amount of mental health resources

  • Engage more students in mental health initiatives

  • Plan effective programming - Peer Health program

  • Partnering with new Dean of Health & Wellness