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Nancy Westra

Executive Assistant

Ext. 5678

  • At Biola since:

    I first came to Biola in July of 1990 and enjoyed working in HR until I became a stay at home Mom. I returned in August of 2016 and am thankful to be back supporting the work and ministry of Biola, now in the School of Education.
  • Describe your job:

    As Executive Assistant to the Dean of Education, I serve and support Dr. Hetzel.
  • What's one of your favorite Scriptures and why?:

    A favorite scripture is Colossians 3:15 “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.” I’m challenged and encouraged to live a life of peace, thankful to God in all things.
  • What always brings a smile to your face?:

    I love spending time with my family; enjoying conversation, food, hiking or relaxing together.
  • What do you enjoy most about working at the School of Education?:

    I appreciate Dr Hetzel and the team of staff and faculty at the School of Education. It is a blessing to serve the students who will become teachers with great impact for God’s kingdom.
  • What is your favorite hobby and vacation destination and why?:

    I love spending time at the beach. A favorite vacation destination is Hawaii.
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