UWSCC Names Impact Director

Nichole Drozdiel

United Way of Southern Chautauqua County has announced Nicole Drozdiel as its new director of community impact.

“We are thrilled that Nicole has joined our team here at the United Way,” says Amy Rohler, executive director. “Our strategic mission and objectives are in line with her experience and expertise. She has a lot of insight from the field.”

Drozdiel joins the United Way as the new director of community impact with 20-plus years in the human services field, working in many capacities including grant writing, marketing, program coordination/development, education, public speaking, fundraising, case management and program administration. Since completing her master of social work in 2013, Drozdiel has worked in direct practice as a licensed social worker in Chautauqua County for The Resource Center and Family Service of the Chautauqua Region. She has extensive training and experience working with challenges in addiction, poverty, trauma and learning disabilities. She also serves as a part-time adjunct instructor at Jamestown Community College.

When asked what she feels she can bring to her new position, Drozdiel stated, ” I am honored to join the United Way of Southern Chautauqua County and I have the opportunity to use my skills and experience to be part of the many positive initiatives taking place in our region. I am excited to connect with our agency partners and begin to develop new programs and strategies to best serve our communities!”

Drozdiel and her husband, Jim, have three children and maintain a small family farm in Westfield.