Nichole Opkins '03 is running for the position of Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner in the single member district of 6B06 on Capitol Hill. Opkins' campaign platform includes strong neighborhood watches, positive educational programs and events for neighborhood residents, and useful and easy-to-perform community volunteer efforts.
Opkins is an independent legal consultant. Her employment history includes the Association of Corporate Counsel, DC Office of Bar Counsel, and the DC Superior Court. She is on the planning committee for the MOTH Family Fest and regularly volunteers with the 13th Street Community Park & Garden Club.
She is the daughter of a U.S. Marshall, granddaughter of a Metropolitan Police Lieutenant, and niece of several MPD and Capitol Police Sergeants.
She is also a mother, wife, and native Washingtonian. She and her family have lived on the 500 block of 14th Street SE since 2007. She is an avid Redskins and Nationals fan, and in her spare time enjoys yoga, cooking, and being outdoors with her family.