Liz earned her B.A. in Geology from The College of Wooster, where she was also an All-American diver, and a Masters degree in Secondary Science Education from The University of Virginia. She worked as a middle school science teacher for six years before taking time off to be at home with her children.
Liz is married to her husband Jim and has two children, JT and Ella, ages 13 and 11. In her free time Liz enjoys the outdoors, hiking, cooking, dance, music, reading, and watching JT and Ella play golf and lacrosse. Liz has always been active with the ministry at Cornell and in 2016 she joined staff as a part-time ministry assistant.