Nicole lives in the Minneapolis area. She is a mother of four and a policy advocate for insulin access and affordability after the death of her son Alec in 2017. Nicole is the Charity Ambassador for T1International as well as a co leader for MNinsulin4all, an advocacy group working for affordable insulin for all diabetics in MN. Nicole is also a MAPE member. Nicole has also been appointed as co-chair for the MN Advisory Task Force On Lowering Pharmaceutical Drug Prices. Nicole is also a member of the Founder’s Council for US of Care. She is a Financial Aid Specialist at Minneapolis College and a graduate of St. Catherine University of St. Paul, Minnesota.