|Portrayed by||Jacqueline Piñol|
|First appearance||Unaired pilot|
|Residences||Los Angeles, CA|
|Significant other||Matt Parkman|
Matt meets Elena at a park, with only six minutes left for their marriage counseling session. Matt explains that he failed his SWAT entrance exam again. Angered, Elena asks why he doesn't just confess to his dyslexia and wonders how long they will have to wait for Matt to achieve his dreams. When Matt overhears her think that he is smothering her, the two part.
- Most of Elena's character, including her troubled marriage to Matt, her successful career, and many of her lines, were recycled into Janice.
- For other uses of Parkman, see Parkman (disambig).
- For Matt's wife who first appeared in One Giant Leap, see Janice Parkman.