Elisabeth was raised in southwest Edmonton. She and Steve have been married for 19 years, have three children, and have been residents of Edmonton Whitemud since 2002. They have lived in the communities of Terwillegar Towne and Ramsey Heights.
In 2010 Elisabeth started an agricultural enterprise, and in 2012, together with Steve, established a commercial construction business. After his graduation from Ivey's Executive MBA program, Steve began mentoring post-graduate students in Engineering at the U of A.
After graduating from the Grant MacEwan Educational Assistant program, Elisabeth specialized in serving children with behaviour disorders. She retains a passion for children and advocates for appropriate resources to assist children with special needs in reaching their potential.
Elisabeth has coached for the South Edmonton Minor Softball Association, has been a senior volunteer for Hockey Edmonton and SWAT, is the past president of Nova Synchro swim club, and has volunteered for numerous initiatives in the community, event planning within the schools, and fundraising for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
In addition to serving two separate full terms as president of the Conservative Party of Canada for Edmonton Leduc and Edmonton Riverbend, she also served as chair of volunteer, membership, and social committees. Elisabeth acted as an impartial nomination committee chair for the federal electoral district of Edmonton Westaskiwin. She has been active in grassroots political involvement, policy development, and campaign efforts since 2003.
Currently, Elisabeth does casework for Member of Parliament Matt Jeneroux, assisting constituents to resolve outstanding issues with immigration, employment insurance, and other federal programs.