Nora received her BA in Psychology, with a research emphasis, from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 2003. She was awarded First Place Presenter of Social Sciences at the West Virginia Academy of Sciences 78th Annual Meeting for her Senior Thesis, Cellular Phones and the Effects on Motor Coordination During a Simulated Driving Task. She is certified as a Behavior Support Professional through the WV Centers for Excellence in Disabilities and is an Instructor through the American Red Cross. Prior to working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, she worked with the substance abuse population as a supervisor in an out patient treatment program. Nora joined Starlight Behavioral Health Services in November of 2015 as the HR Director before being appointed as the Waiver Director. Her expertise lies in administration and oversight of statewide programs. Prior to working at Starlight, she was employed as a Project Manager for APS Healthcare, where she worked closely with the WV Bureau for Medical Services on policy development and implementation.