Nancy Franz
President Kent Frankenfeld, Nancy Franz, and Rotarian Sponsor Stu Melvin
On Monday, the Rotary Club of Ames recognized 15 individuals who made, and are making, extraordinary contributions to our community. We recognized our “Heroes of the Community” with a Paul Harris Fellow.
Nancy Franz
Nancy retired from Iowa State University Extension and now serves the Ames and Story County community in various ways. 
Since 2015, she has served on the Story County Conservation Board and has held roles of Chair and Vice Chair and currently serving as Secretary.
Nancy has a passion for conservation and is very involved in volunteering for trail initiatives, strategic planning, and more.
She is appointed to the City of Ames Climate Action Plan Supplemental Input Committee. In this role, she represents the non-City government sector and, through her network of contacts, advances the City’s goals to develop a Climate Action Plan. 
Nancy also volunteers at the Ames Public Library and consults with community groups and non-profits on developing strategic plans, community health assessments, and vision/mission statements. 
Nancy generously gives her time and talent to improving our community.
Stu Melvin serves as her Paul Harris Fellow “Sponsor.”