A 1991 Master of Social Work graduate from Fordham University with a LCSW, Drusila established a part-time private practice as a psychotherapist. She worked for the foster care system for many years. In 1998, she joined the Nyack College staff. For the past 15 years, she has served as Nyacks Director of Student Wellness Services and for ten years she has been an adjunct professor in the Social Work Department. Drusila has a very supportive husband, Mr. Nieves, two wonderful grown children (son and daughter), a beautiful daughter-in-law, and the most amazing grandson.