Nicole is a mother of two girls and wife of a Navy Submariner. Her family relocated to North Carolina in 2017. Nicole’s youngest daughter has had very complex medical conditions since birth. She is passionate about working with other families with special needs children with an emphasis on helping military families. She has worked with Family Connection of South Carolina, also served as a member of the Medical University of South Carolina parent advisory council. In 2018, Nicole joined PAVE of Washington with the Specialized Training for Military Parents (STOMP) program as an instructor. As a STOMP instructor she has traveled to bases in the United States and Overseas training military parents of special needs children and professionals. She has volunteered as Navy Ombudsman for two of her husband’s commands for several years. In her free time Nicole enjoys crafting, traveling and spending time at the beach.