NSA Staff Roster

Meet The Administrators

Stephanie Shafer

Executive Director

Rachel Knipe


Michelle Wigginton

Business Administrator

Jeff Walters

IT Administrator

Chuck Deitch

Administrative Director of School Programs

Nancy Nolin

Assistant Principal

Allen Hester

Spiritual Life Director

Lori Newsom

Student Services Director

Scott Berggren

Dean of Students

Bethany Walker

Curriculum Director

Kathy McKinney

Affiliate Program Coordinator

Meet The Support Staff

Katie Ahmadzai

Curriculum Support

Jessica Armstrong

Communications & Development Coordinator

Tasha Calvin

Guidance Counselor

Miranda Carlton


Megan Carpenter

Lead Guidance Counselor

Presley Casto

Marketing & Creative Coordinator

Cathy Cornelison

Affiliate Liaison

Angie Davis


Timothy Durham

Media Technology Specialist

Patty Farrer

Educational Technology Specialist

Jason Harvel

IT Support Technician

Shea Marshall

Curriculum Support Specialist

Melissa Moreno

AP/DC Admin & Curriculum Support Specialist

Lisa Newman

Administrative Liasion

Amy Peterman

Curriculum Support

Anna Rogers

Administrative and Finance Liaison

Kimberly Smith

Student Success Coach

Tina Tandy

Office Administrator

Kristi Velasquez

Authoring Coach

Anita Walters

College Guidance Counselor
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