Elaine grew up in College Station, having immigrated to the United States from Sydney Australia, when her father accepted a job as Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M, serving 37 years. She and her husband Tom celebrated their 43rd anniversary. Tom is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine who is retired from a career in biomedical research.
They have 3 children Daniel, Emily and David. Daniel is an electrical engineer and lives in Houston. Emily, husband Raul, and granddaughters, Devinee and Adelina live in College Station where Emily is teaching music at College Hills Elementary School. David will be attending Texas State University in San Marcos with studies toward a masters in Kinesiology. Elaine celebrated her 24th year teaching preschool, her 12th with Kingdom Kids. She has taught all ages but loves the little ones. Elaine likes to travel, garden, swim, and crochet baby hats. She looks forward to an exciting year watching the Bumble Bee class grow and mature.