Elena was born and raised here in Taos New Mexico and is a Native Taosena. She comes from a big family, being the youngest of 9. Excited to build a family of her own, Elena met her husband Jimmy in Norfolk, Virginia where she was stationed. They have been together with for 30 years (married for 25), and have 4 children- 3 boys and 1 daughter and 5 grandchildren.
Elena has been a CNA for 21 years. She worked at the Taos Living Center for 10 years, Holy Cross Hospital for 5yrs, and this is her 3rd time coming back to Taos Retirement Village. She also worked at Smith’s Pharmacy for 3 years as a Pharmacy Technician.
Her hobbies include playing the piano, sports (football), and she and her husband love to travel. Always looking for ways to give back to her community, she worked for the town of Taos from 2000 to 2004 as the coordinator of The Boys & Girls Club for Northern New Mexico.
Supporting our troops is also a core value for Elena, so she continues to help the help the VA and The Non Forgotten Outreach with Veterans, as well as helping the Town of Taos by volunteering at all events she can fit into her busy schedule.
Elena knows the Town of Taos and surrounding areas like no one else. When you need a transportation Guru, call Elena!