Elizabeth is an artist in Carrboro, North Carolina. She has held many artistic positions; an Activity Specialist at the Florence G. Soltys Adult Day Health Program in Hillsborough, an Activity Director at Charles House Associates, Day Center for Adults in Carrboro, as well as an Art Director at the Carrboro Senior Center. Her past careers, studies, and volunteer experiences have culminated in the present field of work where she has found the most fulfillment, helping dementia patients and physically disabled adults.
Elizabeth brings self-respect and personal satisfaction to those who may feel socially isolated and/or useless to their community and uses art, music, games, community service, reminiscence, and empathy to help them realize they are still worthwhile. After graduation from Maryville College, Maryville, Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts degree, she worked as a graphic artist in the field of advertising until 1985. Seeking to change her career path she attended Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts, and graduated in 1991 with a Juris Doctor degree.
She served as a Board member of Charles House Associates, Orange County Disability Awareness Council, and as Treasurer of Health Care Africa, Inc. Elizabeth is an active Board Member of Hannah Ruth Foundation where she has contributed her legal knowledge, fundraising ability, and community outreach initiatives as treasurer. She has an avid interest in promoting equality for youth and the elderly and wants to make a better life for those within our community who are without a means of self-fulfillment and/or social contacts.