Nan earned her BS in Therapeutic Recreation from Arizona State University. Serving the community of special populations has been her passion woven throughout her career. Nan believes in building community connections that create a sense of ownership for everyone involved. When people feel connected to a community, there is a sense of belonging and wellness. Providing programs for aftercare in burns was her role with The Arizona Burn Foundation for 14 years, managing the Arizona Burn Camp, Camp Courage among other therapeutic programs. As Executive Director at The Walter Hive, Nan's passion for the burn community has carried over to therapeutic arts and the power of building confidence and resilience through different mediums. Building community partnerships is empowering!