Nancy Retana

Nancy Retana graduated from Carthage College in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and Spanish. In December 2019, she graduated with a Master of Public Administration degree with a focus in municipal management from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.

Prior to joining Clean Wisconsin, Nancy Retana was the Grant Specialist/Development Coordinator for the Kenosha County Division of Parks. During her time, she assisted in securing grant funding for habitat restoration, park development, and neighborhood revitalization projects to enhance Kenosha County. One of her major projects of focus was the Pike River Restoration, a comprehensive, multi-phased river restoration project aimed to improve the quality of water in Lake Michigan.

Favorite things to do in Wisconsin: In her free time, Nancy enjoys hiking, kayaking, running themed 5K races, watching the Bucks play, eating arepas on Milwaukee’s south side, going to Latin dance nights, and most of all, spending time with her two adorable nieces, Daniela and Zaina.