Nicholas Niland serves as the Membership Chair on the Youngsville Chamber Board of Directors. Nick recently graduated from Leadership Youngsville Class I in 2019 and was chosen as “Head of the Class.” Nick is a Clinical Nurse Manager at Lafayette General where he currently manages 9th floor, which is a Medical Surgical unit specializing in overflow for Post-Op and Ortho/Neuro/Trauma. He was hired to build this floor from the ground up, as it was opened in June of 2018 as a 12-bed unit with zero staff. Since this new assignment with LGH he has grown the floor to a highly functioning 24 bed unit with over 25 staff members hired under his supervision. Nick has a bachelor’s degree from UL Lafayette in Kinesiology: Health and PE with a Minor in Special Education. He also has an Associates Degree in Nursing from LSUE and is currently enrolled in UL Lafayette’s online MBA program.
Nick has been living in Youngsville for the past few years and in July of 2018, he purchased a home in the Fairfax development and officially set some roots. He is an avid sports fan and loves the Ragin Cajuns. He is part of the RCAF and UL Lafayette Alumni Association. He holds membership in the Louisiana State Nurses Association and proudly serves as a delegate for District IV representing our district during our State Assembly at the capital.