Nina Lovel, 2012 HOC Award Recipient


ninalovellNina is a native Roman who graduated from East Rome High School.  She attended Furman University in Greenville, SC where she received a B.A  Degree in Biology.  Later she received an Associate Degree in Nursing from Floyd Junior College.  She obtained a M.S. in Executive Information Management from Regis University. Her career included a position as Wellness Coordinator and Heart Network Coordinator at RRMC.

Her community involvement has included:

-Coosa River Basin Initiative
Board Member
President of CRBI Board 2008-present
CRBI’s Fundraisers
7 Hills 3 Rivers Adventure Race
Fish Fry and River Revelry
– Community
Davies’s Women’s Shelter Meals
Seven Hills Rotary Club
Deacon-First Baptist Church
Floyd County Community Emergency Response Team Volunteer
Coosa Valley Tennis Association former webmaster

-2011 Participant in CMN’s Fit Nation Triathlon Challenge in New York
– Member, original Rome-Floyd 20-20 Visioning Team
–  Past President- American Heart Association
-Past Member, Greater Rome Chamber Board of Directors
-Leadership Rome Graduate
-Greater Rome Chamber woman of Excellence
-Wesley F. Johnson Leadership Award

Nina has two children, Jessica Lovel of Birmingham, Ala and Jedd Lovel, Rome, Georgia .  She is  a proud grandmother to a 3 ½ granddaughter, Madeline Anne Polzin also of Brimingham


“Nina has the heart of a servant.  If you visit her twitter page, you’ll find this nugget as her tagline” Work hard, play harder! Enrich the world around you.  Serve, love, learn, accept grace. have fun-enjoy life, because you’ll never get out of  it alive!”  Joe Cook