The NJC Team 2018-02-14T15:32:23+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

  • President & CEO  Hon. Benes Z. Aldana (Ret.),
  • Executive Assistant Lonnie Shodeen
  • Provost Joy D. Lyngar
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Patrick M. Grimes

Operations Division

Finance Department
  • Controller Nina M. Tirona
    • Staff Accountant Sue DeFuentes
    • Accounting Assistant Katheryn Gardiner
    • Accounting Specialist Annalie Harvey
    • Current Finance Department Interns
      • Josiah Dowell
Human Resources & Facilities Department
  • Director Sandra DeGaine
  • Current Human Resources Interns
    • Bobbie Brooks
Development Department
  • Director Diane C. Marsh
    • Director of Donor Relations/Stewardship Jeanne Hill
    • Development Specialist Jena Cohen
Communications/Marketing Department
  • Director Ed Cohen
  • Manager Brady Johnson
  • Technology & Campaigns Manager Sheena Britschgi Evans
  • Current Marketing/Communications Interns
    • Kate Groesbeck
    • Katie Hickman
    • Shivani Shah
  • Tony Scronce, IT/AV Manager – UNR Services

Academic Division

Academic Department
  • Academic Director Katheryn Yetter
    • Senior Program Attorney Melody Luetkehans
    • Judicial Education Manager Mary Burdick
    • Judicial Education Manager Bryan Walker
    • Course Administrator Colleen Morgan
    • Course Administrator Crystal Noel
    • Course Administrator Kelly L. Zahara
    • Scholarship Coordinator Rebecca Bluemer
    • Registrar/Judicial Studies Program Coordinator Muriel M. Bartlett
      • Assistant Registrar Brenda Pardini
      • Receptionist Sharon Ehlert
  • Director of Special Projects, Custom Courses and International Programs William J. Brunson
    • National Tribal Judicial Center Tribal Program Manager Charisse Abbie
  • Director of Online Learning & Faculty Development Joseph Sawyer
    • Online Learning Manager Sarah Dahl
    • Online Learning Manager Danielle Harris