Staff Members

Marketing Director

Lindsey Tromerhauser

Lindsey moved up-state from Las Vegas to attend THE University of Nevada in 2008, and earned a B.A. in Journalism with an emphasis in advertising. She equips the NNCCF team with an expertise in branding, graphic design, communications and marketing. Lindsey serves on the Reno-Tahoe American Marketing Association Board of Directors, she holds a design […]
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Shirley Folkins-Roberts

Shirley has been a dedicated advocate for children with cancer since 2003. After knowing a family personally impacted by childhood cancer, she became one of the co-founders of NNCCF and served on the Board of Directors for 15 years. As an advocate for the organization, she led the creation of a bill to submit to […]
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Angie Medina

Angie Medina dedicated the last five years to helping our community and families in need, and worked for the Food Bank of Northern Nevada. Angie was born and raised in Reno and doesn’t plan on leaving, ever. While at the Food Bank, Angie worked as the Receptionist, Mobile Harvest Coordinator, and Volunteer Coordinator. Angie has […]
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Jessica Langley

My name is Jessica Langley, but you can call me Jess! I am a Native Nevadan who has always had a strong passion for giving back and helping others. Instead of pursuing a Doctorate in Physical Therapy, I chose to follow my heart and get involved in the non-profit community here in Reno after graduating […]
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Desiree Henderson

Desiree grew up in Reno and left for college in Southern California. She swore she would never return, but after becoming a mommy of two, she is back! The pull of Reno and family couldn’t be resisted. Desiree married a Navy guy and spent three years living in Italy, and a few more years living […]
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Joan Carpenter

Joan and her twin sister were born in San Francisco and raised in the Bay Area. She graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a BA in education with a Major in Physical Education and minor in Art. She continued at UNR earning a MEd in Secondary Education and an MA in Counseling and […]
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Whitney Pomi

Whitney Pomi is a Nevada native and originally from Churchill County. She attended the University of Nevada, Reno and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in 2008. Whitney has an extensive background working with children and families. She started her career working at Renown and after four years moved to the county, then for the […]
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Lisa Shaffer

Lisa studied Communications at San Jose State University.  Immediately after, she worked as a Sales Representative for a large electronics distributor in Silicon Valley.  After four years, Lisa transferred to the Raleigh, NC branch in order to relocate with her husband and family. Lisa lived on the east coast for twelve years both in Raleigh, NC […]
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Lizzie Dalton

Born and raised in Reno, Elizabeth “Lizzie” Dalton graduated from Galena High School and received her B.S. degree in conservation biology from the University of Nevada, Reno. Before working at NNCCF, Lizzie was the executive director at the Keaton Raphael Memorial. Here she served as a childhood cancer advocate, focusing on family assistance and fundraising […]
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