Nicholas A. Nicolette, principal of Sterling Financial Planning in Sparta, N.J., has been named 2006 president-elect for the Financial Planning Association (FPA).
   Nicolette, who has been on the FPA's board of directors two years, will serve as the organization's president in 2007.
   He has been a member of FPA and its predecessor organizations since 1982 and has served as president and chair of the FPA of New Jersey, and president, chair and education director of the Northern New Jersey Society of the Institute of Certified Financial Planners (ICFP), one of the predecessor organizations of the FPA.
   Nicolette has also been active with FPA's National Financial Planning Support Center's September 11 relief efforts and served on FPA's Chapter Leadership Resource Council
   "I'm extremely honored to have been elected to this position," Nicolette says in a statement released today. "This is an exciting time as FPA continues its work of serving the financial planning profession and helping the public to thrive and prosper in their lives."