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Program Manager | Consultant

Nan has over 40 years of experience in the field of child welfare, focusing primarily on training and organizational development.  After serving children, adolescents and their families in the public child welfare and children’s mental health systems, Nan joined the newly developed child welfare training program in Ohio. She developed training for caseworkers and foster caregivers, developed trainers, led strategic planning sessions, and managed contract deliverables in IHS’ role as State Coordinator of the training system. 

Over her career, Nan has helped build child welfare training systems throughout the United States and Canada. She has regularly consulted with State and Provincial staff on all aspects of implementing and maintaining their training systems.  Nan also advised and trained NGOs in Eastern Europe and Russia, as they began to strengthen their newly emerging child welfare systems.

Nan enjoys helping child welfare agencies improve their organizations through the joint assessment process of their operations and management functions.  She enjoys the creative process and synergy involved in guiding management and staff through the strategic planning process as they begin to set and achieve new goals.   Nan feels particularly honored to provide consultation to child welfare organizations desiring to develop and strengthen their training systems.  

In her free time, Nan enjoys home remodeling projects, travel, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. 

Master’s of Social Work from the Ohio State University
​Bachelor’s of Social Work from Michigan State University

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