Nikki Macias has been the Administrative Assistant at East Valley Mediator since the beginning of 2018. She was born and raised in Santa Barbara, California, and in 2003 she graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. Nikki taught Pre-K, Kindergarten and 1st grade in several schools in Arizona and Florida between the years of 2003 and 2015. She has a passion for serving children, making a positive influence in their lives, and teaching them how to be active citizens in their communities. In 2015, Nikki decided to make being a mother to her two children her full-time job. Nikki relishes in being able to be her children’s primary teacher and cherishes being able to be so active in their lives. Though she is not in the classroom any longer, she still works with children in a myriad of ways. She is very active in her church, Sun Valley, where she serves on a leadership team and is always the first one to step up when someone is in need. Nikki loves being a front-runner and guiding people through difficult times. Being part of the East Valley Mediator team and serving those individuals going through the toughest time of their life is near and dear to Nikki’s heart.