Ellen Delaney is retired but currently has had a small cleaning business in the Omak, Wa. area for the past four years.  Ellen was born and raised in New York and has lived in several different east coast states.  She and her husband, Shawn moved to Riverside, WA in 2013 after she retired to live closer to her sons, John and Josh Richards, daughter-in-law, Angie who was born and raised in Okanogan and their three grandchildren.  Some previous work experience includes working as a pre-school administrator in Dumfries, VA  for three years, a Petty Officer and flight crew member for a squadron in the U. S. Naval Reserve Corp for three years in PA, she supervised three independent departments; Collections, Bankruptcy and Legal at an insurance company in PA for almost ten years, sub-contracted to a New York based bank for mortgage collections for five years and before retiring she was a legal secretary and office manager at a small law firm in Catskill, NY for almost five years.  In the course of her first husband’s time in the Navy and moving multiple times, Ellen was able to work at various other positions, some of them being for health insurance companies in New York and Massachusetts.