Elise is a resident of East Marlborough and was appointed to the Board in 2015. She serves as the Board Chair of the Technology Committee.
Elise grew up in our community and graduated from UHS in 1986. During that time, the Chester County Press named her ‘Top Scholar-Athlete’ of her Class, and the American Legion recognized her for Outstanding Citizenship. She attended Cornell University, graduating with a degree in Psychology and International Relations, and went to work in the corporate world where she specialized in strategic marketing and business development in the telecom, software and custom giftware industries. She started her own company in 1999 working with international manufacturers to develop OEM products and re-engineer existing licensed products for the US market. In a career change in 2020, she is now pursuing an advanced degree in counseling and music therapy.
Elise has been volunteering in our great community her whole life, from the Unionville Recreation Association to the Kennett YMCA to the Delaware Humane Association. Currently she’s a member of the Management Team for the Brandywine Valley Unit of the Girl Scouts of Eastern PA, and has been mentoring young girls in our District since 2007 in Leadership and Community Service.
Elise’s parents still live in the District, and she and her husband have three children.