Elizabeth is a Project Manager for Smarter Balanced serving on the California Reporting Project. She is responsible for managing all internal processes for the Program Manager including schedule, risks, testing, and communication. Prior to Smarter Balance, she spent a year in state government with the Oregon Department of Transportation as a Senior Project Leader working on infrastructure design and contract administration. Elizabeth is a United States Coast Guard Veteran. During her ten years of active duty service, she specialized in communication and mission planning for mission responses such as search and rescue, pollution response, and law enforcement.
Elizabeth has a Bachelor’s in Anthropology from State University of New York (SUNY) Oswego and her Masters of Science in Applied Economics in 2017. Continuing her graduate work she earned a graduate certificate in Project Management from Southern New Hampshire University in 2018 allowing her to successfully complete her Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.