NJC Staff

The College’s dedicated staff members stand ready to assist the nation’s judiciary with innovative programs and services that have become the hallmark of our success.

Executive Office

  • Chad Schmucker, President
  • Lonnie Shodeen, Executive Assistant

Operations Division

Finance Department
  • Mary Gough Price, Finance Director
  • Dodie Schweitzer, General Accounting Manager
  • Sue DeFuentes, Staff Accountant
  • Katheryn Gardiner, Accounting Assistant
  • Ernest Etcheverria, Purchasing Agent
Development/Communications Department
  • Jeanne Hill, Director of Development/Communications
  • Megan Downs, Communications Coordinator
  • Erik Flippo, Graphic and Web Designer
  • Robert J. Gabrielli, Grant Writer
  • Karin Morris, Development Assistant
  • Tony Scronce, IT/AV Manager – UNR Services

Academic Division

  • Joy Lyngar, Chief Academic Officer
  • William J. Brunson, Director of Special Projects
  • Joseph Sawyer, Director of Distance Learning
  • Katheryn Yetter, Academic Director
Academic Department
  • Muriel M. Bartlett, Registrar
  • Rebecca Bluemer, Scholarship Coordinator
  • Sarah Dahl, Distance Learning Manager
  • Sharon Ehlert, Receptionist
  • Irene Hart, Program Attorney
  • Michael Jacobs, Program Attorney
  • Melody Luetkehans, Program Attorney
  • Betty Morgan, Course Administrator
  • Colleen Morgan, Course Administrator
  • Crystal Noel, Course Administrator
  • Brenda Pardini, Assistant Registrar
  • Kelly L. Zahara, Course Administrator
National Tribal Judicial Center
  • Christine Folsom, Director
  • Ramon Acosta, Program Attorney