In her role as Vice President, Operations & Administration, Nancy oversees the Operations, Circulation and Human Resource Divisions.
Nancy returned to The Bakersfield Californian in 2002, in her current role, after spending a number of years in human resource management at PG&E, ARCO and ChevronTexaco. Chaffin had previously worked at The Californian as a supervisor in Finance and in the Production Department as a production coordinator.
A native of Bakersfield, Chaffin received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California State University, Bakersfield.
Nancy's community involvement includes California State University Bakersfield's Alumni Association where she is a past-president of the Alumni Board. She also chairs the CSUB Alumni Hall of Fame Committee and served on the Committee to Select the President. She is sits on the Board of A Life Interrupted and CASA of Kern County. She is a member of the Chamber of Bakersfield's Leadership Advisory Council and Beautiful Bakersfield Committee, as well as the Girl Scouts Women Inspiring Girls Committee and and the American Lung Association's Holiday Poinsettia Committee.