Rosa Nicholas is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a bachelor’s in broadcast communication and a minor in speech. Nicholas is currently executive marketing administrator at Clara White Mission. She has extensive experience in marketing, and fundraising for local charitable agencies such as Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital, and local nonprofits such as WJCT Channel 7 & 89 FM, Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida and Gateway Community Services. She volunteers for a number of groups such as Dreams Comes True, WJCT Channel 7 & 89 FM and World Harvest Community Garden. Nicholas has been a member of the Community Research Advisory Board since 2010 and currently serves as vice chair.