Elizabeth is a lifelong Alaskan. She left Fairbanks to attend Hood College in Frederick, Maryland, where she earned her BA in Management. She lived in Phoenix for a few years before returning to Fairbanks. Elizabeth is a Realtor and Associate Broker with Somers Sotheby’s International Realty. She is a Rotarian and serves on several community boards and committees. Elizabeth joined the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation Full Board of Trustees in 2012 and is a member of the Finance Committee. She joined the Executive Board and Governmental Affairs Committee in 2022. Elizabeth and her husband, Richard, have three children, Nick, Andrew, and Lyndsie.