A licensed counselor, Nancy has spent her entire life in job that has involved helping others. She worked for Michigan Works! Employment & Training Connections for many years, where her focus was on helping people set goals and obtain employment. She served as a counselor and in supervisory roles as well during her years there. She also worked for the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), a federal program that offered people the opportunity to learn skills to compete in the economy. There, Nancy served in a number of different case manager roles serving both youth and adults.
Committed to her community, Nancy has spent countless hours volunteering her time in civic capacity—serving on the Colon Village Council, Colon Community Fire and Rescue Board, Economic Development Corporation of St. Joseph County, Colon Board of Education and the Colon Township Board. She was named Colon Citizen of the Year in 2016.
Very near and dear to her heart is the Walk for Warmth program, where she has been an active volunteer for over 34 years. The program raises money to help low-income families pay their utility bills when they fall on hard financial times.
Nancy is also a five gallon plus blood donor. She has three grown children, Jamie, Michelle and Andrew.