Nicole Claiborne is the new Executive Director at the Mississippi Association of Community Action Agencies (MACAA) in Jackson, Mississippi. Prior to joining MACAA, she was the Operations Director for Social Work p.r.n. and Divisional Social Services Director for the Salvation Army/Alabama, Mississippi, & Louisiana Divisional Headquarter. Mrs. Claiborne has more than 26 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. She serves on the weatherization advisory council and was appointed as the low-income advocate representing the State of MS at LIHEAP Day in Washington, DC. She earned an AA degree from Southwestern Christian College in Terrell, TX. She continued her education at Jackson State University where she earned a Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Social Work. She was also a Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC-Alcohol, Drug Abuse, Mental Health Administration) scholar and a research fellow at the University of California Irvine.
“Service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this earth.”― Shirley Chisholm