Nickole Cheron has been working in government for 15 years. She holds two Master degrees in Public Administration and Conflict Resolution.
She served as The Disability Coordinator for the City for the last 10 years and now joins OEHR to focus more on policy and advising the Commission on Disability, which she created under Mayor Tom Potter in 2008.
She is an experienced trainer and has created and facilitated numerous workshops and trainings around understanding oppression, cultural competency, disability and emergency management and preparedness.
Nickole has been actively involved with the Portland community, serving several organizations including Ride Connection Board, Oregon Office on Disability and Health steering committee, United Way Diversity Council, Access Recreation, The Portland Art Museum, The Cascade AIDS project, Portland State University, Resolutions North West, The Regional ADA Dibtac, and Uniting to Understand Racism.