INSPIRE ADVISORY BOARD

Jeffrey Earls, Chairman

Susan Bell

Rick Fernandes

Lori Fernandes

Joyce Hergenhan

Bill Mitchell



2017 EVENT CO-CHAIRS

Ellen Donnelly and Fiona Andren






​​​​Founder and Executive Program Director 


​​Founder and Executive Director 


Nancy has held leadership roles in educational advocacy in Fairfield for 20 years. She has established innovative school and community programs to address gender equity, athletic codes, and underage alcohol and substance use.  She founded Fairfield’s Alcohol Use Prevention Task Force and co-founded Fairfield's Freshman Forum on Underage Drinking. She was an advisor to the First Selectman during establishment of the Town of Fairfield's Community Coalition on Alcohol and Health, now called Fairfield CARES, of which she is a founding member. She holds a B.S. in Advertising and Marketing from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. 

NancyBillington


 Our Mission​​

is to enhance the quality of life in our community by presenting educational programs that reduce stress and improve coping strategies.

 LaurenLanham



Lauren has been a yoga and meditation teacher for over 20 years. She holds certifications from The White Lotus Foundation and Amrit Yoga Foundation. Lauren is a Reiki Master. She has also completed facilitator trainings in the Creating Lasting Family Connections Program and in the QPR - Suicide Prevention Program. Along with Nancy, Lauren was an advisor to the First Selectman during establishment of the Town of Fairfield's Community Coalition on Alcohol and Health, now called Fairfield CARES, of which she is a founding member. Lauren holds a B.A. in French Literature from George Washington University.

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