Nancy was the former State Network Administrator for Georgia (now retired) and was the Director of Disability Resource Group (DRG) and its chief executive from its inception in 1994. DRG – no longer in operation since 2013 – had as its major objective the bringing about of full participation by, and inclusion of, all people with disabilities in all aspects of life throughout Georgia.
For over thirty years, Nancy worked in the disability field. Her work has included service delivery and administration in substance abuse, seniors with disabilities, people with vision loss, and young adults with severe disabilities. She has conducted national workshops in the field of disability rights law and was a lead trainer for three years with Project Implement, a NIDRR-funded project designed to teach people with disabilities their rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Prior to her retirement, she conducted an average of four workshops per month for a wide variety of audiences. Nancy answered a statewide hotline and is aware of the serious issues faced by Georgians with disabilities. Nancy has been blind since her teens and is the mother of three children one of whom has multiple disabilities.