Senior Program Director
Currently serving as Senior Program Director for the Sierra Business Council, Nicole directs and oversees a variety of projects including the Sierra Nevada Geotourism project. Nicole’s wide range of professional experience includes environmental analysis for Patagonia Inc., launching two businesses, sustainable business practices researcher and consultant, LEED certification project manager, and science teacher.
Nicole holds a Masters degree in Environmental Science and Management, with a specialization in Green Innovation and Business, as well as a Masters degree in teaching. Her Bachelors of Science is from the University of Michigan, where she double majored in Environmental Policy and Behavior and Resource Ecology and Management. Nicole brings a passion for working towards a balanced and prosperous Sierra Nevada region, and believes in educating and empowering others with the tools necessary to make positive change.
Nicole has a deep love for back-country skiing, rock climbing granite cracks, and swimming in alpine lakes. She also contributes time to working in a Maasai village in Tanzania, Africa - focusing on education, health, a women's center, and support systems
The Sierra Nevada Geotourism Auction: Explore the Sierra Like Never Before
What kind of travel are you craving this season?
Would you like someone to put together fun exploration packages for you through out the Sierra that you can get at amazing prices, while supporting a project that helps small businesses and communities get a little of that tourism love?
Well, we’re happy to say, we’ve done it!More