OUR MISSION

Inspire's Mission is to enhance the quality of life in our community by presenting educational wellness-based  programs that reduce stress and improve coping strategies.

About Us

NANCY BILLINGTON

Founder and Executive Director


Nancy has held leadership roles in educational advocacy in Fairfield for 20 years. She has established innovative school and community programs to address gender equity, athletic codes, and underage alcohol and substance use.  She founded Fairfield’s Alcohol Use Prevention Task Force and co-founded Fairfield's Freshman Forum on Underage Drinking. She was an advisor to the First Selectman during establishment of the Town of Fairfield's Community Coalition on Alcohol and Health, now called Fairfield CARES, of which she is a founding member. Nancy has completed facilitator training in the nationally recognized Creating Lasting Family Connections program. She holds a B.S. in Communications from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. 

LAUREN LANHAM

Founder and Executive Program Director



Lauren has been a yoga and meditation teacher for over 20 years. She holds certifications from The White Lotus Foundation and Amrit Yoga Foundation. 

Lauren is a Reiki Master. She has also completed facilitator trainings in the Creating Lasting Family Connections Program and in the QPR - Suicide Prevention Program. Along with Nancy, Lauren was an advisor to the First Selectman during establishment of the Town of Fairfield's Community Coalition on Alcohol and Health, now called Fairfield CARES, of which she is a founding member. Lauren holds a B.A. in French Literature from George Washington University.

INSPIRE ADVISORY BOARD

Jeffrey Earls, Chairman

Susan Bell

Rick Fernandes

Lori Fernandes

Joyce Hergenhan

Bill Mitchell