Elysia is a native of Rapid City and has over 15 years collective experience working in the veterinary industry - 8 of which have been at Noah's Ark. After graduating from St. Thomas More, Elysia lived in Mankato, MN and Portland, OR before spending 9 years in the Washington, D.C. area. She holds a BA in Communication with a minor in Gender Studies from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.
Elysia enjoys travel and in addition to visiting many states in the union (including Alaska) international trips have included France, Singapore, Indonesia, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Canada and Mexico.
Elysia and her husband Brett spend all their free time hiking, camping, biking, gardening and barbecuing - they take their mixed breed pup, Rhoda, whenever they are able. Alternately, they also enjoy time at home with their four “kitty kids” – Chunk, Commentator (‘Tater for short), Turkey and Goulash the Grey.
CHUNK 'TATER TURKEY GOULASH