Nancy is an experienced local government executive, who is skilled in financial management, administration, policy analysis, organizational development, and equity and inclusion. She is a positive, results-oriented leader with an Executive Master of Public Administration from Portland State University. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management and Organizational Leadership from George Fox University.
Her passion is public service and finding creative ways to address organizational needs. Nancy adheres to the servant leader philosophy, which focuses on the growth and well-being of people and the communities to which they belong.
Nancy worked in the non-profit sector before transitioning to work for the Clackamas County Commission on Children and Families where she worked to help keep youth out of the juvenile justice system.
Her professional experience in local government includes serving as Assistant County Executive at Sacramento County, and as Assistant to the County Administrator, Deputy County Administrator, and Interim County Administrator at Clackamas County.
Nancy’s career in serving others is matched by her extensive volunteer history with various social services agencies such as United Way, Dress for Success and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Point-in-Time Housing and Inventory Count. She is currently a Springfield Community Development Corporation board member and a Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce board member. Nancy is also a frequent presenter to MPA students at Portland State University Hatfield School of Government.
Nancy lives in Springfield, Oregon with her husband Steve and their extremely spoiled Labradoodle, Scout. She enjoys reading, cycling, arts and cultural events.