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Nicholson, Nina - Director of Communications & Technology

Nina Nicholson
Nina Nicholson
Director of Communications & Technology
(973) 430-9907

About Nina

Nina has served as Director of Communications & Technology since September 2009. Formerly a corporate technology professional as well as a freelance photographer and website developer, she combines her computer expertise, communications skills and eye for design in the service of modern evangelism.

Nina and her husband, Kirk Petersen, are long-time, active members of St. George’s Church in Maplewood, where Nina sings in the choir. They love to garden together, growing herbs and vegetables they use in their shared hobby of cooking and grilling.

Staff Duties

  • Media contact and spokesperson for the diocese.
  • Diocesan webmaster, overseeing design, development and maintenance of in Drupal 7.
  • e-Newsletter editor, responsible for publishing The VOICE Online and other e-news ( using Constant Contact.
  • Social media manager, with editorial and technical responsibility for, and
  • Responsible for diocesan photography and video production, including the Mission Minutes videos for the Annual Diocesan Convention that showcase ministries across the diocese.
  • Support the communications efforts of the Bishop, including editorial, video editing and technical support for the Bishop’s vlog (
  • Support the communications efforts of Episcopal House staff and diocesan committees.
  • Chair of the diocesan Technology Committee, AKA the "Geeks for God."
  • Serve as consultant to congregations on communications and technology issues.
  • Manage the computer hardware and software used at Episcopal House.
  • Send "Death in Our Diocesan Family" notices.