Nancy Schwartz is the Executive Director of the Family Crisis Center. She comes to the position with experience working with trauma survivors as a Family Services Specialist with Child Protection Services. Nancy worked with people with intellectual disabilities and mental illness throughout her career with the South Dakota Developmental Center (SDDC), Aspire, and Rehabilitation Services. At SDDC Nancy held positions as a Direct Support Professional, Activities Planner, and Program Secretary. During her time at Aspire as an Employment Specialist, she also performed independent living assessments and provided training, and chaired the Human Rights Committee (HRC). She was the Senior Secretary for Rehabilitation Services and continued on as a member of the Aspire HRC. Nancy has a Bachelor of General Studies degree from Northern State University with a focus on Education, Humanities, and Social Science. She and her husband Todd live in Redfield and have two grown sons.