Nicole Carr is the Director of Corpsmember Services, overseeing the California Conservation Corps’ Corpsmember development and training activities.
Ms. Carr’s public service career spans more than 20 years. She has served as an Assistant Deputy Director at the Department of Housing and Community Development where she was responsible for primarily managing administrative functions as well as multimillion-dollar housing programs which funded single and multi-family housing projects for low-income families throughout California.
She also served as the Human Resource Services Director within the Health and Human Services Agency’s Department of Social Services (CDSS). At CDSS, she was responsible for administering the human resource services program as well as developing and administering effective operations to identify and implement strategic plans to address the department’s workforce training and development needs. Her extensive experience includes leadership responsibilities in government policymaking and collaborations with various state agencies, and local, state and community organizations.
Prior to her role at CDSS, Ms. Carr served as a Budget Officer for the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation and Chief of Administration for the Office of the Inspector General, where she was responsible for managing billion-dollar annual budgets, accounting, human resources, training, facilities, procurement, fleet, health and safety, and information technology functions.
Ms. Carr holds a Master of Public Administration from the City University, New York and she enjoys gardening and the great outdoors.