Nancy Worsfold is the Executive Director of Crime Prevention Ottawa, a municipally based crime prevention partnership that brings together City Government, Police Services, School Boards, child protection, the United Way as well as community, business and academic partners. For 16 years Nancy Worsfold worked in immigrant settlement, refugee policy and anti-racism, first as the Executive Director of the Canadian Council for Refugees and then of the Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization. The combination of having led a national policy organization and a local service organization gives her a unique blend of knowledge and skills. Nancy has an M.A. in communications.