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Nicole HowellExecutive Director

    Nicole is the Executive Director for Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa and Solano Counties and is responsible for ensuring that the 13,000 residents of long-term care in her community have access to the highest level of care, respect and above all are able to live free of abuse and neglect. Prior to her role with OSCCS Nicole worked for nearly five years as the Director of Operations for Ombudsman Services of San Mateo County where she became a fierce advocate for senior and dependent adults and immersed herself in culture change initiatives and person centered care philosophies. Ms Howell has worked in the non-profit community for  a decade and attended the University of Nevada, Reno. When she is not work she can be found at the Oakland Coliseum cheering on the Oakland A’s and hoping for a World Series Championship.