A resident of Maui, Elizabeth grew up in Piedmont, California and received a B.A. in English from U.C. Berkeley in ʻ91 and an M.A. from Columbia University in ʻ95 and in ʻ06, Elizabeth completed her Certificate of Advance Studies in School District Administration. She has held teaching administrative licenses in the States of New York, California and Hawaii. Elizabeth worked as a teacher and administrator in the State of New York for 18 years. Currently a licensed realtor in Hawaii she owns a property management company, that includes properties in Maui, California and New York. Elizabeth presently serves as Assistant Treasurer for Havens Parent Organization, a Board member of CHIME and the Mineola Teacher’s Union Building Representative. Elizabeth enjoys skiing, surfing, traveling, hiking and fishing with her two children, Max and Joy.