Elise joined Pacifica District's Pack 563 in 2002 when her son Jered became a Tiger Cub. There, she served as Tiger Cub Coach, Den Leader, Committee Chair, Unit Popcorn Kernel and Charter Organization Representative. Moving to Troop 567, she served as Committee Member, Training Chair, Board of Review Committee, Summer Camp Assistant Scoutmaster, and continued assisting with Unit Popcorn Sales.
She also served as Merit Badge Counselor, District Popcorn Kernel for 8 years, Council Popcorn Chair for 1 year and District Activities Chair for 3 years. She has planned three District Dinners, and worked on two art auctions for Friends of Scouting. She was presented with the District Award of Merit in 2011, completed Wood Badge training in 2012, and served on Wood Badge staff in 2014, 2016, and will again in 2017. In addition to Scouting, she volunteers with Fountain Valley High School and Golden West College. She serves as a mentor and inspirational leader for TOPS, an organization that provides guidance and support for all members, including youth, who are trying to obtain better fitness, health and weight loss.
Elise lives in Fountain Valley with her supportive husband Dale and her two sons Kevin and Jered, who is an Eagle Scout.