Ellen works as an Occupational Therapist in private practice in Bridgewater where she supports clients with physical and mental health issues to participate more fully in everyday life. As a person with a disability herself, she understands the barrier that lack of affordable, accessible transportation presents to herself and her clients. She has worked to improve accessibility in work and volunteer roles including advocating for improved transportation options in rural Nova Scotia. Ellen is also currently a member of the Lunenburg County Accessibility Advisory committee.