Immediately after graduation, Nicole returned to New Orleans and began working with the Office of Community Service, also known as child protection. During her years at OCS she earned a commendation from the city of New Orleans and was awarded the prestigious honor of Foster Care Worker of the Year. After leaving the OCS office, Nicole then moved on to work with the New Orleans Public School system as a School Social Work Specialist. Working within the New Orleans Public Schools as a school based social worker allowed Nicole to service the needs of many in a very impoverished ninth ward neighborhood. Nicole worked with New Orleans Public School system until the district was forever changed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
The Board of the Community Commitment Education Center::The CCEC Advisory Board consists of: Duaine Daniels, and Beverly Collins.
CCEC Board President - Nicole Bouie,
Vice President - Ursula Randle, RRT, Mrs. Randle is a Louisiana native, a graduate of Nichols University, and currently works within the city of New Orleans as a Respiratory Therapists.
Antonio Condley- Board Chaplin - Mr. Condley is a New Orleans Native and a graduate of Southern University of New Orleans. Mr. Condley has retired from the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals and is currently working as a probation officer within the Jefferson Parish Juvenile system. His love of culture and community make him an asset to the CCEC family.
Beverly Nichols, CPA-Board Member - Mrs. Nichols, a former partner with a local CPA firm has been an advisor to CCEC for many years and has recently joined the board. Mrs. Nichols has served on many boards within the city, she is a current member of the IWO organization, and a true advocate of equal rights for all.
Sumner "Bill" Ives- Is a local artist and community activist. Mr. Ives has worked on numerous committees within city government and currently serves as the vice President of the CRNA Board. Mr. Ives holds community art classes within CCEC and assists with grant writing for the community center.
Board Member, Collin Gros-Mr. Gros is a graduate of LSU and has a degree in Business Administration. Mr.Gross serves on the board as an advisor and supporter of community programs.
Board Member, Carolyn Reeves-Davis-Board Member Mrs. Reeves-Davis, a foster parent for the state of Louisiana DCFS, has been a long time supporter of CCEC. Mrs. Reeves-Davis primary focus has been the coordination of all special events and addressing community hunger concerns.
Liande Wainie-Board MemberMs. Wainie is a local artist and small business owner. Ms. Wainie has assisted CCEC with maintaining the facade and supports the director with all community activities.
CCEC Volunteers/Staff - Catrice Davis, Ashley Johnson, Cindy Ives, Angela Mason, Ollie Johnson, Madelyn Mackie, - Community Liaison, Stella Bouie, Angela Mason - Volunteers
Local University and Student Interns:Christal Hill.