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Frederick "Nic" Nickens

Veteran, Parent, Educator, Public Servant, Community Powered Leader, and Organizer


“I live my life by the mantra of 'selfless service '. Over my military, and educator career, I have always put the needs of my community first”


Nic is a proud Texas transplant, veteran, parent of five, and Texas High School, teacher.  He was born and raised in New York City, and proudly served in the United States Army for 23 years as an Armor First Sergeant, before retiring in 2012.


Nic received his bachelor’s degree from Grantham University in General Studies, his Master’s degree in History from American Military University, and a Principal Certification from Lamar University. 


Nic is currently a High School History Teacher and very active in his community and the Collin County Democratic Party where he currently serves as the party's Vice-Chair, and as a Precinct Chair.


As your next Democratic Party County Chair, Nic is committed to ensuring the political success and viability of our County Party. 

Community Leadership

Collin County NAACP

  • Executive Board member

    • Fmr. Social Action Co-chair

Collin County Democratic Party

  • Vice-Chair 

  • Precint Chair

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. -  Xi Tau Lambda

  • Chapter Historian

Texas Council of Alpha Chapters (TCAC)

  • Former 2x Historian 

The City of Melissa

  •  Library Board member

McKinney Lacrosse Club

  • Board member

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Professional Background

United States Army 

  • Armor First Sergeant 

High School Educator:

  • History Teacher

Educational Experience

Grantham University

  • Bachelor of General Studies

American Military University

  • Master's of American History

Lamar University

  • Principal Certification

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