Nicholas Pizzo (he/him/his) serves as the State Coordinator for New York SADD, working to support and establish SADD chapters across the state and encourage youths to take a larger role in the safety of their communities. Nicholas looks to work as a mentor and point of contact for the advisors and student members of New York SADD chapters.

Prior to joining with SADD in 2022, Nicholas has worked with Frost Valley YMCA and other youth-focused non-profit groups as both a mentor and project manager. Nicholas earned a Bachelor’s degree in English and History from the University of Vermont (go Cats) and a Master’s degree in the humanities, with a focus on disadvantaged and underrepresented diaspora in America and Europe, from the University of Chicago.

Nicholas has a passion for positive, community-based change, and hopes to empower others to make a difference in their daily lives. In his free time, you can find him on a hike, watching basketball, playing basketball (poorly), or walking his dog.

Nick Pizzo

State Coordinator

New York