Staff Members

Brigette Cole

Why I started working at NNCCF and a little bit about me: My name is Brigette and I have a passion for cancer patient advocacy. This all started back when I was diagnosed with breast cancer when I was 28, I felt alone and overwhelmed as I went through my treatment. Those feelings of isolation […]
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Kelly Stoll

Kelly was born and raised in Reno, NV, and grew up on a ten-acre ranch in Red Rock with a zoo of animals – loving every minute of it. She had many hobbies and kept busy babysitting the local kids, rounding up ferrets, making local short films with her sister and acting in the high […]
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Alicia Rasmussen

Alicia was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and relocated to Reno in 2019 with her husband and “fur-babies”. With a background in sales and community events, she enjoys getting to know a community and encouraging people to get involved in a cause they care about. She calls herself a “textbook extrovert” […]
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Briley Brewer

Briley was born and raised in Washington State, and moved to the Biggest Little City in 2013. She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science from the University of Nevada, Reno, and has since dedicated her time and talent in the community to local nonprofits. As the Events Coordinator, she specializes in NNCCF’s signature, community partner, […]
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Lindsey Tromerhauser

Lindsey attended THE University of Nevada and earned her B.A. from the Reynolds School of Journalism. She equips the NNCCF team with expertise in branding, graphic design, communications, and marketing. Lindsey is currently President-Elect for the Reno-Tahoe American Marketing Association Board of Directors, she holds a design chair for the PRSA Sierra Nevada Silver Spikes […]
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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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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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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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