Nicole Smith (she/her), a Pittsburgh-area native, is a public health professional who is passionate about making connections with the people and organizations she serves, hearing their stories, and creating common ground.
Nicole holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a minor in general chemistry and a Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in nutrition. Nicole is also an alum of the 2019 America Walks National Walking College. As a former Community Health Specialist for the City of York, Pennsylvania Bureau of Health, Nicole led a variety of community health initiatives focused on increasing safe physical activity through policy, systems, and environmental change. Nicole also served as Co-Chair of the City’s Active Transportation Committee, Traffic Safety Committee, and Outreach Chair for York County Walks, a countywide initiative promoting the health benefits of walking for physical activity. She also led additional countywide injury prevention initiatives focused on falls prevention for older adults and child passenger safety.
Nicole lives in Kennesaw, GA and enjoys reading, creating an epic houseplant collection, improving her conversational Spanish, walking and spending time with her two senior dogs, Lily Grace and Jax.