Nancy Wallach is the daughter of Abraham Lincoln Brigade Veteran Hy Wallach, and active VALB board member who served in the capacities of Treasurer, Corresponding Secretary and Executive Secretary at various times.  She is a retired NYC public school teacher with a background in art education and professional development and support.  She has been a recipient of the NYC Schools and Culture Award, the Lincoln Center Institute’s Creative Teaching Award, NYCATA/UFT’s Art Educator of the Year and received many other grants in the area of arts education.  She considers her participation in the 75th Anniversary Tribute to the Founding of the International Brigades in Spain to be a highlight of her activities on behalf of preserving the legacy of the Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade.