Elke was born and raised in a Catholic home in Calgary NW. She was called to Bible College in her first year of university and completed a B.A. in Theology at Briercrest. She started attending Foothills in 2006 when her two boys were in preschool. She joined the staff as the Grade School Program Coordinator in 2009 and then entered a policing career from 2011-2020. Presently, Elke is working on her Masters of Theology and working at Ambrose University. She serves in Women’s Ministry facilitating Bible studies as well as helping on the Prayer team. She loves spending time with her family.