Elise is a native Ohioan, recently returned to Columbus following her service in the Peace Corps. She is currently working at a K-6 charter school and looking for opportunities to volunteer in the community.
From September 2009-July 2012, Elise lived and worked in Ukraine as a TEFL (Teaching English as Foreign Language) Volunteer. A graduate of Michigan State University, Elise has a B.A. in Russian and International Studies. She enjoys speaking Russian as often as possible, trying new foods, and exploring Columbus.