Sustainability Engagement Coordinator, University at Buffalo, UB Sustainability
in Buffalo, NY
Derek Nichols is passionate about potential. He is inspired by seeing it in people, places and policies. That’s really why he enjoys working with youth- their drive to make the world a better place is infectious. He has been a board member of the Western New York Environmental Alliance for three years and is a facilitator for Healthy Youth, Positive Energy, a group of Buffalo students focused on wellness in their schools. He has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and geography, and a master’s degree in urban planning from the University at Buffalo.