Nicole has been the Executive Director of Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy since 2006, which has included starting and sustaining the organization by providing visioning and development activities for the organization and its education and youth programs.
Prior to working for Climate Generation, Nicole managed the education programs for the National Wildlife Federation’s Great Lakes office in Ann Arbor, MI. Nicole also has experience teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in environmental education and climate change at the University of Michigan and Hamline University.
Nicole served as an Environmental Educator with the U.S. Peace Corps in the Republic of Kazakhstan. She received her M.S. in Environmental Policy, Behavior, Education and Communication from the School of Natural Resources & Environment at the University of Michigan and a B.A. from Bates College. She was a 2010-2011 Humphrey Policy Fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs. She joined the RE-AMP Steering Committee as an at-large member in 2013, the Executive Committee in 2015 and the Global Warming Strategic Action Fund and Grants Committee in 2016.
Nicole was recently recognized as a 40 Under 40 clean energy leader by Midwest Energy News.