Associate Director for Public Service
014 Kirby Hall of Civil Rights


  • MPA - Kutztown University
  • BA - Kutztown University

Nicole Beckett has 21 years of experience in municipal management in northeast Pennsylvania, including 12 years as the Borough Manager in Lehighton, where she managed a full-service municipality with a total budget of $20 million.  She has a Masters of Public Administration degree and a Bachelors of Arts degree from Kutztown University.   She has extensive experience in finance and budgeting, labor contract negotiation, zoning and code enforcement, police, public works, economic development and public power.  She is a member of the International City and County Managers Association and the Association for Pennsylvania Municipal Managers.  Her experience in municipal government provides her with an excellent background to assist municipalities in managerial recruitment, administrative studies, financial analysis, and preparation of strategic plans.