Nicole is the Director of Grants Administration at St. Mary’s in Lewiston. She joined St. Mary’s in August 2020 and manages overall grant services for Covenant member organizations. After a 20-year career in international development, Nicole returned to Auburn with an understanding of the importance of collaborative effort and quality grant management to secure new funding. Nicole earned her Master of International and Intercultural Management from the School for International Training and her undergraduate degree from Boston University. Nicole met her husband Akibou Djonouma during her time as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Chad and they have two sons.