Nicole works for the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union as an Employee Relations Officer. Her current assignment includes contract negotiations, grievance administration and the general servicing of eight locals (approximately 2,500 members) across the education and liquor sectors. Nicole is a member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Lodge 2797. Over the years, she has held executive positions of local Treasurer and Chief Steward, as well as served as a representative on a number of union committees and councils. Nicole is 35 years old and resides in Cole Harbour with her husband and two children.