Elaine joined the board in 2015 as a member of the Clinical Governance Committee.

A trained general nurse, Elaine spent 11 years working in paediatrics and neonatal care in Arkansas, USA. Returning to England in 2003 she continued her work with children, becoming the lead for Children with Disabilities with the West Norfolk Primary Care Trust and Coordinator of a service for disabled children with complex and challenging needs. In 2008 she became the Health Commissioner for children and maternity services in Great Yarmouth and Waveney. Retired in 2013, Elaine is married and lives in Swaffham.