Elias has been the part-time Bike Education Coordinator for NCAT since 2022, and he got his League Cycling Instructor (LCI) certification in October 2020. He has loved teaching classes with NCAT since early 2021.
Elias grew up walking, biking, and taking transit in Somerville, Massachusetts. He moved to New Haven in 2012. He has worked with a few non-profit organizations in New Haven since then, including Urban Resources Initiative, Boys & Girls Club of New Haven, IRIS, and Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven. He currently serves as the lead of the career counseling team at New Haven Works, where he has worked since 2018. Elias also engages with the civic life of the city through community organizing and service on the City's Affordable Housing Commission. He commutes by bike, bus, and foot whenever possible, and loves riding with friends on the roads and in the parks throughout the New Haven area.