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NHCS Board of Education

Jeannette S. Nichols
Vice Chair
6410 Carolina Beach Road
Wilmington, NC 28412
Phone (910) 799-7133
Cell (910) 367-9542
jeannette.nichols@nhcs.net
NHCS Board of Education - Jeannette Nichols

Personal Data:

Jeannette S. Nichols spent most of her youth in Wilmington, North Carolina, and is a graduate of New Hanover High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from East Carolina University and a Master of Education in Administration and Supervision from George Mason University. She is a certified teacher and principal. She returned to Wilmington in 1986, and was honored in 1989 as Educator of the Year. She taught at Alderman Elementary School until elected to the Board of Education in 2000. Jeannette is married to Michael Smith. She has a son, Jay and a daughter, Jayne and four grandchildren.

   

Terms of Office:

  • Elected to serve a four year term from 2000-2004
  • Elected Vice Chair of the Board 2002-2004
  • Re-elected to serve a four year term from 2004-2008
  • Re-elected Vice Chair of the Board 2004-2006
  • Re-elected Vice Chair of the Board 2006-2008
  • Re-elected to serve a four year term from 2008-2012
  • Re-elected Vice Chair of the Board 2008-2010
  • Re-elected Vice Chair of the Board 2010-2012
  • Re-elected to serve a four year term from 2012 - 2016
  • Re-elected Vice Chair of the Board 2012-2014