Elizabeth has served on the Board for over ten years, chairing it for several of those years. She has also served on the Board of the Nunavut Planning Commission, and has further served her community as justice of the peace and economic development officer. Elizabeth was born and raised in Arviat, where she has served as a local radio announcer and a Hamlet Councillor. Elizabeth was trained and continues to work as a Coroner for Nunavut. She went to high school in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Elizabeth speaks both English and Inuktitut.