Nancy has been a member of the Women's Fund since 2009. She has co-chaired the Research Committee for two years and the Steering Committee for three years. Born and raised in San Francisco, Nancy received a BA from U.C. Berkeley, an MA in English from the University of Nebraska, Omaha, and a JD from Santa Clara University. She has lived in Santa Barbara since 1982. An active member of the nonprofit community, Nancy has served on several boards with a focus on children and education including CALM, Future Leaders of America, and the Santa Barbara Education Foundation. Beginning with her involvement in PTA and Site Council, Nancy went on to serve as a Santa Barbara School Board member for eight years, chairing the board for three years. She co-chaired several successful school bond campaigns and served on school parcel tax campaigns. In addition, Nancy serves on the Santa Barbara County Committee on School District Organization.