Nancy McNair is the Director of the Columbia Presbyterian Preschool. She is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi and a Credentialed Director through the Mississippi Department of Human Services, with the Division of Early Childhood Care and Development. She has over 13 years’ experience in Early Child Care and from 2015 – 2018 she was the Director of Early Learning Ministries at First United Methodist Church in Columbus, Mississippi.

       Nancy has 3 children and is married to Rev. Mark McNair, who is currently the Construction and Missions Manager at Habitat for Humanity in Hattiesburg.  Nancy grew up an Air Force brat but claims the Mississippi Coast as home. She is excited to make her new home in Columbia and hopes to plant deep roots here.

       Nancy is an avid reader and loves fishing and photography, but her passion is working with young children. Nancy’s favorite quote is:

“I want thy plan for my life O God. May I be happy and contented at home or abroad, whether married or alone, in happiness or sorrow, health or sickness, prosperity or adversity. I want thy plan O God, I want it, Oh I want it!”  – Oswald J. Smith