Elaine previously worked in the finance industry, for more than 30 years, holding senior management positions in personal and corporate banking, systems and technology and global securities. She holds an Honours BA in Humanities, from the University of Toronto, an OISE U of T Adult Education Certificate, an Equine Science Certificate from the University of Guelph, and a Certificate in NFP Governance Essentials, from the Institute of Corporate Directors and The University of Toronto Rotman School of Management, Executive program.
Elaine was a Councillor for the Town of Mono from 2010 to 2014, is the outgoing President of Family Transition Place, Vice Chair of the Headwaters Tourism Assoc., Director and Secretary for the Headwaters Health Care Foundation Board, Chair of the 1849 Lorne Scotts Cadet Support Committee and on leave of absence from her role as President for the Mono Mulmur Citizens Coalition (MC2).
Since moving to Mono in 2005 Elaine established her own human Performance and Learning Consulting Company serving International and local corporate clients and NFP organizations, as well, she manages Little Creek Ranch, a family operated Agri-Tourism business offering family experiences, and a horsemanship program and summer day camp for kids. She has a focus in facilitating good governance practices in her NFP volunteer board roles and works across all her endeavors to advocate for the preservation of the rural environment and a healthy rural community.