Management and program analyst Nancy Curran, who has 29 years of service with the IRS, was among 13 women honored for their accomplishments at the Brookhaven, NY 28th Annual Women’s Recognition Award Ceremony held at Town Hall. Nancy received the prestigious Woman of the Year in Government Award.
The ceremony, sponsored by the town’s Office of Women’s Services, recognizes women who demonstrated excellence in a variety of areas, such as science, religion, law and community service. The Town of Brookhaven Women’s Advisory Board members consider the nominations and select the winners based on résumés and letters of recommendation.
Nancy's varied responsibilities include her role as coordinator of business continuity, a program that ensures the safety of more than 3,000 Brookhaven employees and the integrity of the campus operations in the event of a crippling emergency. She also serves as coordinator of the Combined Federal Campaign, which raises money for local and worldwide charities. “Nancy is an example of a dedicated public servant who tries every day to help the public and her co-workers,” says her manager and nominator Thomas Nicolazzi.
W&I Accounts Management Director Jim Clifford, who is also an executive advisor for Military Outreach for Service (MOS), also congratulated Nancy on her accomplishment saying, “Being recognized in your own community was not only immensely fulfilling to you personally but also a positive reflection on the Agency. Thank you for the work you do to serve our Agency and your community at large.”
Nancy Curran is a member of MOS and the chapter in the Holtsville/Brookhaven area of New York. She does not have military service but her husband served in the Marine Corps and later served two tours of during Operation Iraqi Freedom as part of the U.S. Army Reserves. Her sister retired from the Navy as a Commander after 27 years of active duty. She has a cousin who served in the Air Force during the Viet Nam war and retired after 20 years of active duty service. Her father was a World War II veteran, as were his four brothers. One of his brothers retired as a Chief Petty Officer from the Navy.
As Nancy says, military service is important to her and to her family.