Nicole serves as Outreach and Engagement Regional Director in Central Oregon for Crook, Deschutes, Gilliam, Hood River, Jefferson, Morrow, Sherman, Warm Springs, Wasco, and Wheeler counties. All of Nicole’s work is based on a foundation of strategic instructional design, facilitation, and leading effective group process.
In her free time Nicole is known to be a cultivator of community as well, whether it be around cycling, skiing and water adventures, dog rescue efforts, or simply sharing dinners with family and friends.
Nicole has an M.S. in Forest Resources from Pennsylvania State University (2003), a B.S. in Wildlife Sciences from Purdue University (1997), and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala (1999-2001).