teen board advisory lead
Elizabeth Field is a Connecticut native who moved to Utah in 2020 after living in Illinois for six years. She is delighted to be a part of the Common Thread community by serving as the Teen Advisory Board lead. Elizabeth has a background in both elementary and special education, and volunteered as a high school youth group advisor for several years. Elizabeth is passionate about social justice and while living in Illinois, worked with the Education Justice Project as an instructor, mentor, and tutor to men who were incarcerated at a local prison. She is now a foster parent to a wonderful teenager, as well as a dog mom. Outside of being a parent, Elizabeth is currently employed as a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Utah, and enjoys skiing and hiking in her free time.