Nicole Garcia, Queens Borough Commissioner

Nicole Garcia was appointed Queens Borough Commissioner in May 2015. Nicole served as Queens Deputy Borough Commissioner since 2014 and previously served as Deputy Press Secretary for six years, where she learned the ins and outs of the agency and was able to successfully articulate the agency’s position on transportation policy and a number of planning initiatives, including Vision Zero. Prior to joining DOT, Nicole worked as Editor in the Corporate Communications division for Ketchum and as Assistant Vice President and Associate Editor in Public Affairs for Citigroup.