Nan Heald grew up in rural Maine and has served as the Executive Director of Pine Tree Legal Assistance (PTLA) since 1990. Prior to her current position, Ms. Heald worked as a federal government attorney and in private practice before joining Pine Tree’s’ Native American Unit in 1985. She has been actively involved in numerous statewide and national initiatives over the past 30 years and currently serves on the WebJunction / LSC Advisory Board and as a member of the LSC Veterans Task Force. Ms. Heald has a B.A. from Smith College and a J.D. from the George Washington University School of Law.