Elizabeth Elizalde was born and raised in Del Rio, Texas, and attended local schools. She is a graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin Texas, where she acquired a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Spanish. In 1993 she returned to Del Rio. Elizabeth recently obtained a Graduate certification from Midland College in long term care and holds a license as a Long Term Care Administrator. Elizabeth was elected to Council for the City of Del Rio, Texas on May 12, 2012 and currently represents District III, the district she was born and raised in.
Elizabeth is a member of the Del Rio Chamber of Commerce, the Del Rio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Joint Committee for Animal Awareness and other local groups.
During the past 20 years, she has served as volunteer in many capacities:
Del Rio Boys & Girls Club
Board of Directors, Ex-officio
Wings over Acuña Missionary Group- Proj. Coord/Volunteer Coordinator
Del Rio Boys & Girls Club – Board of Directors,
Vice-President *Del Rio VITA Coalition Board- Chairperson
Continental Airlines Airport Marketing Taskforce TEAM (Del Rio)
Community Health Improvement Coalition-Member; Corresponding Secretary
Val Verde Safe Kids - Steering Committee
Del Rio VITA Coalition Board - Vice Chair
HEB & City of Del Rio Feast of Sharing- Steering Committee
Christmas Operation Shoebox - local coordinator/founder
Del Rio Little League Softball - Assistant Coach, girls’ 9-12 yr. olds team
Del Rio Boys & Girls Club - Asst. Coach, boys’ 7-9 yr. old basketball team