Elise comes to PHAN with a background in supporting individuals with disabilities in maintaining independent lives within their communities. As she completes her Bachelor’s in Social Work, Elise also spends time volunteering with various organizations in the Reading area. Elise has been involved with Berks Special Olympics swimming, Berks Aids Network, and World Hope Inc. This past winter Elise traveled with a doctor from World Hope Inc. to Kenya to provide medical services to the village of Kokwo Toto, and is excited to return. She also enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.