Chini Nichols, Executive Assistant & Bookkeeper
Chini Nichols is Executive Assistant and Bookkeeper at Center for Sustainable Change and a leader in Three Principles-based community development. She has been involved with the Three Principles since 2005 when she and her husband, Dave, first sought out Roger Mills after reading of his community work in South Dade County, Florida.
Chini moved with Dave into the Lakewood neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina, and began working there in 1995. She has been the back office for all the community development efforts they undertook. She continues today as a member of the Board of Directors for Lakewood Neighborhood Alliance (Lakewood's resident organization), even as she serves the Center daily with everything from controlling financial transactions to editing documents.
Chini is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has served as an assistant and bookkeeper in both nonprofit and for profit organizations, including The Salzburg Seminar when its US office was in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the Office of the Provost of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.