Nichole Warwick is the Executive Director of Blue Zones Project Petaluma with decades of successful experience innovating and leading environmental and social justice movements for lasting impact. She is equity-driven with a deep commitment to building relationships, networks, and coalitions for systems-level transformational change. Bringing an interdisciplinary approach, Nichole inspires personal, collective, and organizational actions that motivate personal development, team cohesion, and organizational success. Prior to joining Blue Zones, Nichole served as Programs Manager for the Leadership Institute for Just and Resilient Communities at Daily Acts. Nichole has also co-founded and directed several successful non-profit organizations and projects focused on environmental health, including Sonoma Safe Agriculture Safe Schools.
Nichole enjoys civic service and has offered leadership on the boards of several successful non-profit organizations, including the Ceres Community Project and the Sonoma Community Resilience Collaborative. She is currently an Officer-at-Large and Commissioner for the Sonoma County Commission on Human Rights. Nichole’s work has received U.S. Congressional Recognition, and she was recognized as a Real Hero in the Environment by the American Red Cross and an Outstanding Environmental Educator/Program by the Sierra Club Sonoma and Sonoma County Climate Coalition.
Nichole received her Master of Arts in Psychology from Saybrook University and her Bachelor of Arts in History from Sonoma State University. She is also bilingual in Spanish. Her greatest joys include playing with her grandchildren, hiking, and gardening.