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 Chrystn Eads
  • Provost Joy D. Lyngar
  • Chief of Operations & Finance Patrick M. Grimes

Operations & Finance 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
    • Hospitality & Events Manager Lonnie Shodeen
Advancement Department
  • Chief Advancement Officer Diane C. Marsh
    • Senior Advancement Officer Wendy K. Schneider
    • Donor Relations Officer Susan Robinson
    • Program & Development Specialist Elizabeth Morgan-Beesley
    • Current Advancement Department Interns
      • Rylie Mansuetti
  • IT/AV Manager – UNR Services Tony Scronce

Academic Division

Academic Department
  • Senior Academic Director Katheryn Yetter
    • Program Attorney Sarah Lee
    • Judicial Education Manager Mary Burdick
    • Judicial Education Manager Bryan Walker
    • Tribal Judicial Center Program Manager Charisse Abbie
    • Registrar/Judicial Studies Program Coordinator Muriel M. Bartlett
    • Scholarship Coordinator Brenda Pardini
    • Course Administrator Angelina Bonano
    • Course Administrator Crystal Noel
    • Course Administrator Lynn Warman
    • Course Administrator Kelly L. Zahara
    • Current Academic Intern
Special Projects, Custom Courses and International Programs
  • Director William J. Brunson
Online Learning & Faculty Development
  • Director Joseph Sawyer
    • Program Manager Sarah Dahl
Communications & Marketing
  • Director Ed Cohen
    • Technology & Campaigns Manager Sheena Britschgi Evans
    • Current Communications/Marketing Interns
      • Anna-Leigh Firth
      • Caroline Perrino