Lisa Horn

Director of Congressional Affairs and Leader of SHRM’s Workplace Flexibility Initiative

Lisa Horn

Areas of Expertise: Flexible work arrangements such as teleworking and compressed workweeks; family benefits and leave; work-life fit; and labor-related laws and legislation such as FMLA and FLSA.

“It’s difficult to navigate all those different [paid leave] laws. The taxes might be small at first, but it would likely need to be increased as more people draw the benefit.” –

Horn oversees SHRM’s public policy activities on Capitol Hill on issues important to the HR profession. She is responsible for implementing direct lobbying and member advocacy campaigns to influence HR public policy. She also directs SHRM’s Workplace Flexibility Initiative, which provides HR professionals with research and resources on effective and flexible workplace practices. Since joining SHRM in 2004, Horn has served as the organization’s chief lobbyist on public policy issues on Capitol Hill that impact the HR profession. Prior to joining SHRM, she worked for two U.S. House of Representatives. She has her Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  


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