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VISTA of the Quarter

The FIRST® VISTA program is proud to sponsor “VISTA of the Quarter”, a program through which VISTA members, Site Supervisors, or other key adult volunteers in the field that work with VISTA members are able to nominate them as recognition for outstanding service. VISTA members are rewarded for outstanding service and receive a certificate and other recognition items.

Congratulations to our VISTA of the Quarter!

FIRST VISTA - Nickie Chatman-Brown

Nickie Chatman-Brown - Florida


Nickie has demonstrated success in compliance, attendance, meeting performance measures, supporting fellow VISTA members, and fully participating in program activities.   

Nickie serves in Florida and is also a co-chair within the VISTA Equity Diversity & Inclusion Team! Nickie demonstrates diligence and care for the underserved throughout her service and has worked to complete specialized research in the areas of disability inclusion and internal ED&I documentation at her host site.   

“Nickie has been a valued member of the FIRST community for Northeast and Central Florida. With her passion for improving the lives of others through equity, diversity, and inclusion within FIRST, she is helping us at Renaissance Jax to improve our internal EDI documentation. This passion for ED&I also helps us try and find new ways to reach teams, volunteers, mentors”  - Joyce Walters – Host Site Supervisor 

Congratulations Nickie! Thank you so much for your service!

Press Releases

October 26, 2017 - FIRST Sparks Passion for Volunteerism

March 10, 2017 - From Rural Towns to Robotics: Coming Full Circle with AmeriCorps VISTA

March 2017 FIRST Newsletter - FIRST Alumni Take On a New Challenge: FIRST VISTAs

Winter 2016 FIRST Newsletter - FIRST VISTA Program Has Much to Crow About

December 6, 2016 - FIRST AmeriCorps VISTA Program Inspires Underserved Youth


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