Nancy Nelson
Office Assistant ~

Nancy Nelson has worked at Peace Church since October 2006, sharing office coordinator responsibilities with Janell Kohls. Nancy moved to Duluth from northern Illinois in 1987 to attend UMD, where she earned a Master’s Degree in Geology. Before joining the Peace Church staff, she taught Introductory Geology courses at UWS and LSC, and worked as an environmental consultant and freelance technical writer. In 2018 she completed work on a book about the history of Duluth’s parks (Duluth’s Historic Parks: Their First 160 Years, by Nancy S. Nelson and Tony Dierckins). Nancy lives in the East Hillside neighborhood with her dog, Olga, and cat, Mabel. When not working at Peace Church, she enjoys walking, reading, and traveling.