Meet The Staff: Nancy Smith-Fagan

Nancy Smith-Fagan i Bird Rescue’s Director or Philanthropy.

Help us welcome our new Director or Philanthropy, Nancy Smith-Fagan, to the Bird Rescue team!

We love Nancy’s approach to philanthropy, centered on building relationships and connecting people deeply to the mission of Bird Rescue. From her home along the American River she enjoys bird walks and regular sightings of a favorite resident Great Blue Heron.

Nancy brings to Bird Rescue more than 20 years’ experience in fundraising and development in the non-profit arena, including time as a member of the founding staff of the grant-funded Natural Lands Restoration and Environmental Education Program in Philadelphia, PA.

Nancy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of San Diego, and a Master’s Degree from Temple University.

Photo of Great Blue Heron
Nancy’s favorite bird: The Great Blue Heron. Photo by Angie Trumbo – International Bird Rescue