NSHE Personnel

Board Staff

Keri D. Nikolajewski

Chief of Staff

Phone
(702) 889-8426
Fax
(702) 889-8495

Juiliana Kennedy

Assistant Coordinator

Phone
(702) 889-8426
Fax
(702) 889-8495

Winter Lipson

Special Assistant & Coordinator

Phone
(702) 889-8426
Fax
(702) 889-8495

Angela R. Palmer

Special Assistant & Coordinator

Phone
(775) 784-3465
Fax
(775) 327-5049

Chancellor’s Cabinet

Patty Charlton

Chancellor

Phone
(702) 889-8426
Fax
(702) 889-8492

Daniel Archer

Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs

Phone
(702) 522-7022
Fax
(702) 889-8492

James Martines

Vice Chancellor and Chief General Counsel

Phone
(702) 522-7055
Fax
(702) 889-8495

Chris Viton

Vice Chancellor of Budget and Finance/Chief Financial Officer

Phone
(702) 522-7075
Fax
(702) 889-8492

Academic and Student Affairs

Daniel Archer

Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs

Phone
(702) 522-7022

Renée Davis

Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs

Phone
(775) 784-4901
Fax
(775) 784-1127

Jana Burd

GEAR-UP College Coordinator

Phone
(702) 889-8426
Fax
(702) 889-8492

Terina Caserto

Senior Analyst

Phone
(775) 784-4901
Fax
(775) 784-1127

Sarah Echo

SLDS Program Analyst

Phone
(775) 784-4901
Fax
(775) 784-1127

Donna Healy

Executive Assistant

Phone
(775) 784-3443
Fax
(775) 784-1127

José Martinez

Director of Institutional Research

Phone
(775) 784-4901
Fax
(775) 784-1127

Marinela Maskuti

Mental Health Wellness Officer

Phone
702-522-7029

Laura Obrist

Foster Youth Ambassador

Phone
(702) 889-8426
Fax
(702) 889-8492

Patty Porter

Director, Nevada Office of WICHE

Phone
(775) 784-3449
Fax
(775) 784-1127

José Quiroga

Research Analyst

Phone
(775) 784-4901
Fax
(775) 784-1127

David Singleton

Academic and Transfer Policy Analyst

Phone
(702) 889-8426
Fax
(702) 889-8492

Janet Stake

GEAR-UP Director, Programming and Outreach

Phone
(775) 784-4901
Fax
(775) 784-1127

Audit

Las Vegas

Daisy Cabanillas, CFE

Senior Internal Auditor

Phone
(702) 889-8426 Ext. 7045
Fax
(702) 889-8492

Alex Tolliday-Wright, CIA, CISA

IT Audit Manager

Phone
(702) 889-8426 Ext. 7047
Fax
(702) 889-8492

Lauren Tripp, CPA

Interim Chief Internal Auditor

Phone
(702) 889-8426 Ext. 7044
Fax
(702) 889-8492

*licensed in Ohio

Reno

Debbie Ottaviano

Senior Internal Auditor

Phone
(775) 784-4901 Ext. 3423
Fax
(775) 784-1127

Eric Wilber

Senior Internal Auditor

Phone
(775) 784-4901 Ext. 3426
Fax
(775) 784-1127

Finance

Chris Viton

Vice Chancellor of Budget and Finance/Chief Financial Officer

Phone
(702) 522-7075

Michelle Blodgett

Business Manager

Phone
(775) 784-3402

Brenda J. Ford, CPA

Accounting Manager

Phone
(775) 784-3424

Christopher R. Gaub, MBA

SCS Budget and Contract Director

Phone
(775) 789-3783

Melissa Glenn

Executive Assistant

Phone
(775) 784-3404

Robin Hager

Budget Director

Phone
(775) 784-3476

Michelle Kelley

Director, Retirement Plan Administration

Phone
(702) 889-8426
Fax
(702) 889-8492

Natasha Kephart

Principal Budget Analyst

Phone
(775) 784-3412

David Montes

Retirement Plan Coordinator

Phone
(702) 889-8426

Stefania Pacheo, CPA, MAcc

Senior Budget Coordinator

Phone
(775) 784-3425

Kristi Roberson

Assistant Director Risk and Insurance Management

Phone
(775) 784-3406

Lisa Schaller

Executive Director of Risk and Insurance Management

Phone
(775) 784-3472

Rhett Vertrees

Assistant Chief Financial Officer

Phone
(775) 784-3409

Human Resources

Sherry M. Olson

Director of Human Resources

Phone
(775) 784-3401
Fax
(775) 784-1127

Government Affairs

Elizabeth Callahan

Public Information Officer

Phone
(702) 889-8426

Office of the Chief General Counsel

James Martines

Vice Chancellor and Chief General Counsel

Phone
(702) 889-8426

Cathy Bandoni

Legal Assistant

Phone
(775) 784-4901
Fax
(775) 784-1127

Lynda King

Associate General Counsel

Phone
(702) 889-8426

Carrie Parker

Deputy General Counsel

Phone
(775) 784-4901

Retirement Plan Administration

David Montes

Retirement Plan Coordinator

Phone
(702) 889-8426
Fax
(702) 889-8492

Seresa Greer

Benefits Specialist Business Center North, UNR Human Resources

Phone
(775) 784-6043
Fax
(775) 784-1073

Michelle Kelley

Director, Retirement Plan Administration

Phone
(702) 889-8426
Fax
(702) 889-8492

Julie Konkol

Director, Benefits and HR Operations Business Center South, UNLV Human Resources

Phone
(702) 895-4734
Fax
(702) 895-1545