Eliza was born and raised in Albany, Oregon and has since lived in Utah, New York City, and now is back in Oregon in Klamath Falls. Eliza holds a Bachelor of Arts in Dance from Brigham Young University and has worked as an elementary school teacher, manager, and animal sitter. She is currently in search of her new career path and starts school at OIT this fall. At Dragonfly, Eliza loves doing experiential activities with the students and making trusting connections with them.
She is married to her best friend, Taft, and they have a sweet kitty, Liam, who loves to play. In her spare time, Eliza loves hiking, whitewater rafting, backpacking, writing poetry, yoga, reading, baking, and hanging out with her family.