Elizabeth Ward Nottrodt is an independent thinker, prolific writer of letters-to-the-editor, and long-time defender of conservative causes. She graduated from Mt. St. Agnes College in Baltimore, MD with a degree in Medical Technology and worked in clinical and research laboratories, including Johns Hopkins, the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and a stint in public health at the World Health Organization in Geneva,Switzerland.
After her marriage she turned her attention to nursery schools where she taught science in kindergarten for more than 40 years.
Besides shell collecting, geology, and government ethics, her interests include Irish music. She played the concertina in an Irish band for five years and traveled to Ireland to study the instrument.
She and her husband live in Baltimore.
A person of deep convictions, much of her spare time is devoted to the support of conservative causes.