Nia Bonds, Administrative Manager
Antonia “Nia” Bonds is the Administrative Manager at Ecology Action. Nia was born and raised in Princeton, NJ and is at heart, a small town girl. After receiving two BAs from Temple University in American History and African American Studies, she began her career as a teacher and advisor. She received her MEd in Curriculum & Instruction from The University of Texas at Austin, and went on to build a professional career as a curriculum specialist and educational consultant. Nia has held board membership and volunteer roles at national, regional, and local non-profits like Girls Rock Austin, Row AustinTX, Penn Wynne Public Library, HAAM, U.S. Rowing, and Austin Free-Net. Always one to accept a challenge, Nia is the owner of Charlie Belle Music and is tour manager for rising Austin band Charlie Belle, who also happen to be her kids Jendayi and Gyasi. In her free time, Nia enjoys hiking the trails with her husband Sam and their dog Frances. She also enjoys reading, listening to live music, and a quiet house when teenagers are not home.