Nick, who was a member of the SDCFOA for 13 years, worked on a junior college crew. He worked the DII final in 2009 and the D1 final in 2013 during his officiating career. He moved to Portland in 2018 to be closer to his wife’s family. Nick is survived by his wife, Kelly, and two sons – 5-year-old Cruz and 3-year-old EZ.
Nick, who had a Ph.D. in microbiology from UCSD, had a passion for brewing beer and recently launched the first Mexican American-owned brewery in Portland.