Elizabeth Krider joined the Board of Directors in 2001. She worked at the California Institute of Technology in different capacities for over 10 years. She is currently employed as a Science Policy & Research Consultant.
Elizabeth began her research career by studying the chemical basis of schizophrenia during a college internship. She graduated with a BS in biochemistry with honors from Brigham Young University. She then pursued research in chemistry at Cal Tech, receiving her PhD in 2000.
Elizabeth is the author of five scientific papers and is the recipient of numerous science awards and scholarships. She serves on the board of directors at the Oak Crest Institute of Science. She is also active in the East Pasadena Relief Society and various community outreach efforts involving elderly single women and middle school aged girls.
Elizabeth and her husband David live in La Canada with their three children.