Nicole Kirchner serves as an Environmental Specialist with the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs. She helps the Energy and Environment Team implement Zero Waste Initiative projects on campus and works with partners in the community and other waste-related grant projects. She also contributes to the Voinovich School’s water and energy work. Nicole has a broad range of experience working in the field (in plant biology/wetland ecology), community outreach, secondary/collegiate instruction, and environmental education. Nicole graduated from Ohio University in 2016 with a master of science in plant biology.