Nancy has served as the Air Quality Administrator for the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality since November 2015. Prior to serving as Air Quality Administrator, she held two other careers. First, she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, and worked as a nurse for fifteen years. As a working mom, she then returned to school and received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Wyoming, College of Law. After receiving her J.D., she spent over a decade working at the Wyoming Attorney General's Office, worked several years in private practice, and then returned to public service with the Wyoming DEQ. She has served as President of the Association of Air Pollution Control Agencies (AAPCA) and President of the 15-member Western State Air Resource Council (WESTAR). She currently serves as co-chair of the Western Regional Air Partnership (WRAP).
Born in California and raised mainly in Massachusetts, work brought Nancy came to Wyoming. However, Nancy states that the people are what have kept her in Wyoming. Married with two adult children, she loves gardening, sewing, quilting, camping, visiting her family ranch, travel and most of all family time and activities.