Staff Members

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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Marketing Director

Lindsey Tromerhauser

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