Nancy Dana is a passionate advocate for providing under served students the quality education they need to ensure a positive future. She has been a leader in the charter school movement with personal involvement for more than 25 years. Nancy holds a Bachelor of Science in Fine Arts degree from Coe College, a Master's in Education Leadership from Bethel College, and an Education Specialist Degree and Superintendency from the University of Minnesota- Mankato. Continuing a family tradition of service to others, Nancy is committed to improving education, social justice and living conditions throughout the community. Her leadership and integrity serve as models and inspiration to others. She continues her family’s service on the Board of the Boy Scouts Northern Star Council where they have served for over 100 continuous years. She recently received the Minnesota HOBY award for leadership, a national organization devoted to serving youth and empowering leaders.