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
  • Director of Finance Nina M. Tirona
    • Accounting Manager Susan O’Haro
    • Staff Accountant Sue DeFuentes
    • Accounting Specialist Annalie Harvey
    • Current Finance Department Intern Josiah Dowell
    • Research Assistant Evan Murphy
Human Resources & Facilities Department
  • Director Sandra DeGaine
    • Hospitality & Events Manager Lonnie Shodeen
    • IT/AV Manager – UNR Services Tony Scronce
Advancement Department
  • Chief Advancement Officer
    • Senior Advancement Officer Wendy K. Schneider
    • Donor Relations Officer Susan Robinson

Academic Division

Academic Department
  • Senior Academic Director Katheryn Yetter
    • Program Attorney Brooke Sempel
    • Judicial Education Manager Mary Burdick
    • Judicial Education Manager Bryan Walker
    • Registrar/Judicial Studies Program Coordinator Muriel M. Bartlett
    • Scholarship Coordinator Brenda Pardini
    • Course Administrator Angelina Bonano
    • Course Administrator Patrick Winans
    • Course Administrator Lynn Warman
    • Current Academic Intern Jennifer Rogers
    • Research Assistant Katie Snider
Special Projects, Custom Courses & International Programs
  • Director William J. Brunson
Online Learning & Faculty Development
  • Director Joseph Sawyer
    • Online Learning Program Manager Elizabeth Morgan-Beesley
Tribal Judicial Center
  • Director Hon. Jan W. Morris (Ret.)
    • Program Manager Charisse Abbie
Communications & Marketing
  • Director Ed Cohen
    • Technology & Campaigns Manager Sheena Britschgi Evans
    • Current Communications/Marketing Interns
      • Anna-Leigh Firth
      • Alex Pilks