Nicole Wickenhauser

400 400 Stroud Water Research Center

Director of Development

Development Department

tel. 610-910-0054
970 Spencer Road, Avondale, PA 19311


  • M.S., public administration, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas.
  • B.A., communications and English literature, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.

Professional Development and Certifications

  • Certified fundraising executive.
  • Certificate in nonprofit fund raising, Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership, University of Missouri – Kansas City.
  • International Association of Business Communicators accredited business communicator.
  • Certificate of achievement, planned giving, Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

Professional Experience

  • Director of development, Stroud Water Research Center, 2021–present.
  • Director of strategic alliances,, 2016–2021.
  • Senior manager of strategic alliances,, 2013–2016.
  • Senior manager of communications and development,, 2009–2013.
  • Communications manager,, 2006–2009.
  • Senior media specialist, Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies, 2003–2006.

Give the Gift of Fresh Water

As you give thanks for the gifts in your life, we invite you to give the gift of water. Clean drinking water, good health, happy trout, productive soil, clean air, the simple joys of swimming, boating, fishing — our healthy freshwater ecosystems make these and so many other things possible.

Your donation today will help preserve and protect
the future of fresh water.