The NJC Team 2017-11-02T10:39:58+00:00

The NJC Team

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

  • Hon. Benes Z. Aldana (Ret.), President
  • Lonnie Shodeen, Executive Assistant

Operations Division

Finance Department
  • Patrick Grimes, Chief Financial Officer
  • Nina M. TironaController
  • Sue DeFuentes, Staff Accountant
  • Katheryn Gardiner, Accounting Assistant
  • Kimberly ChristophersonLogistics Specialist
  • Annalie HarveyAccounting Specialist
  • Current Finance Department Interns
    • Josiah Dowell
Department of Human Resources
  • Current Human Resources Interns
    • Bobbie Brooks
Development Department
  • Diane C. Marsh, Director of Development
  • Jeanne Hill, Director of Donor Relations/Stewardship
  • Robert J. Gabrielli, Grant Writer
  • Jena Cohen, Development Specialist
Communications Department
  • Ed Cohen, Communications/Marketing Director
  • Sheena Britschgi Evans, Technology & Campaigns Manager
  • Brady Johnson, Marketing & Communications Manager
  • Current Marketing/Communications Interns
    • Kate Groesbeck
    • Katie Hickman
    • Shivani Shah
  • 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
  • Mary Burdick, Judicial Education Manager
  • Sarah Dahl, Distance Learning Manager
  • Danielle Harris, Distance Learning Manager
  • Sharon Ehlert, Receptionist
  • Melody Luetkehans, Senior Program Attorney
  • Betty Morgan, Course Administrator
  • Colleen Morgan, Course Administrator
  • Crystal Noel, Course Administrator
  • Brenda Pardini, Assistant Registrar
  • Bryan Walker, Judicial Education Manager
  • Kelly L. Zahara, Course Administrator
National Tribal Judicial Center
  • Charisse Abbie, Tribal Program Manager