Ellen is an occupational therapist by profession and is currently working as Accessibility Coordinator for the five municipalities in Lunenburg County. As a person with a disability living in rural Nova Scotia, she understands the importance of access to affordable and accessible transportation options for people to participate fully in their communities. She has worked to improve accessibility in the province in her current job, through  advocacy and roles on a variety of boards and committees. Ellen is also currently a board member for Nova Scotia’s Accessibility Advisory Board and the CNIB Nova Scotia Board.