Mr. Jim Nickel
Jim Nickel joined the Seneca Valley School Board in 2011 and is serving his third term for Cranberry Township West I & 2, Region 2. He has lived in the Seneca Valley School District since 1999. He and his wife, Karen, have two sons who are Seneca Valley graduates.
Mr. Nickel earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bucknell University and his Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Today, he is a Managing Director and Pennsylvania Region Head at CIBC, a global financial institution.
Mr. Nickel has always had a passion for education and for ensuring youth has access to quality education. He is Treasurer of the board of Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania and has always enjoyed bringing both basic business concepts to students as well as the foundations of financial literacy through JA curriculum. He chose to run for a seat on the Seneca Valley School Board because he saw it as a window of opportunity to step forward and provide leadership that would impact the students and families in the Seneca Valley School District.