Elena is currently a Councillor on Limerick City and County Council.
- Contested Local Election in the Castleconnell electoral area, June 2009
- Continues to act as Local Area representative
- Selected to contest 2014 local elections in Limerick City East
- Councillor with Limerick City and County Council
- Senior Customer Service Representative
- Local community involvement
- Married with 2 children.
- Originally from Moldova, Elena moved to Ireland in 2001 and has been living in Limerick since then.
- MA in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies with First Class Honours from the University of Limerick
- Bachelor's Degree in Romanian and English Philology from "Stefan Cel Mare"; University of Suceava, Romania