Ellen grew up in a Jewish-Unitarian family in New York State where she attended to a small UU congregation in Rockland County. She and her husband, Carl, joined FUUSN many years ago, and their two children, Jesse and Leah, attended FUUSN religious education classes from the Bunny Room through Coming of Age.
Ellen enjoys connecting with people through her work as a Lay Minister. Outside of FUUSN, she works with elementary and middle school students as a math specialist in Lincoln, MA. She likes to swim, hike, read, bake bread, play piano and guitar, and learn different languages.