Nicolette Nye (alumna)

Vice President for Communications and External Relations
National Ocean Industries Association

Nicolette Nye is the Vice President Communications and External Relations for the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) in Washington, DC. She staffs NOIA’s Health, Safety, Security and Environment Committee as well as the Offshore Renewables Committee. Before joining NOIA in 2008, Nicolette worked for nearly a decade at the Department of the Interior’s Minerals Management Service (MMS) where she held various public affairs positions, including acting Chief of Public Affairs and National Offshore Public Affairs Lead. She began her federal government career as a public affairs specialist at the Consumer Product Safety Commission in Bethesda, MD. Nicolette is also a retired Navy Chief Journalist, who did print, broadcasting, and public affairs tours in Virginia, Japan and Hawaii. Born in England, Nicolette is a naturalized U.S. citizen, who enjoys the outdoors and athletics. She recently completed her first sprint triathlon, is a certified SCUBA diver, has sky-dived, and enjoys skiing and hiking.

Ms. Nye will serve an initial three-year term.