Nancy Israel

hallie kopaldStaff

School Program Manager
Nancy brings to the team her passions for sailing and marine science along with an extensive background in experiential learning programs on the east and west coasts. She holds a degree in Environmental and Marine Science Education, is a USCG licensed Captain since 2002, and has served as the Education Director of Sound Experience, as Field Instructor for Olympic Park Institute, and as Captain/Instructor for Outward Bound. NWMC School Program Manager since 2007, when Nancy isn’t out on the water she enjoys singing, playing guitar, birdwatching, and gardening. Nancy’s biggest role model is Terry Tempest Williams, but Flipper the dolphin is a close second.