Our Staff

Meet NICA’s Staff!

We’re Committed to Serving those in need on the Northside.


Connie Nahoolewa, Executive Director

Connie attained her Bachelors and Masters Degree of Social Work at the University of Texas at Arlington. Connie is driven to fulfill NICA’s mission due to her great compassion for underserved communities, and her great faith. Connie enjoys cooking, and  living life to the fullest.








Betty Ortiz, Financial Manager/Volunteer Services Coordinator

Betty has worked for NICA since 2011 in a variety of roles. In addition to unwavering dedication, Betty brings a wealth of knowledge to her role.









Myrtis Ross, Education Coordinator

Myrtis began her career with NICA in January of 2016. While  attending the University of North Texas she found in herself a love for non-profit work. Myrtis loves attending her local church and helping coordinate events for her congregation.