Nicole Buckley supports the communication needs of the USEA/USAID Just and Secure Energy Transition (JSET) program. In this capacity she is working to achieve greater awareness and understanding of USEA’s longstanding success in helping the countries of Europe and Eurasia achieve renewable energy readiness while maintaining reliability and security. Nicole is a senior communication and institutional advancement professional with more than 20 years of experience in health and medicine, higher education, non-profits, small business, and association management. She has particular expertise in content and message strategy; professional development and special event programming; volunteer and board management; and partnership/coalition management. Nicole holds a bachelor’s degree from James Madison University and a master’s degree from American University.