- B.A. Southern Methodist University
- M.Ed. Special Education University of Nevada, Las Vegas
- M. Ed. Educational Leadership University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Brook Stratton has 16 years experience in education as an elementary and middle school special education teacher as well as a professional development coach in special education. She is currently working as an administrator in special education for public schools. She has been an adjunct instructor at SNC since 2010.
Elbridge H. Stuart III was the Director of Alternative Assets and Research and a Principal at Coldstream Capital Management, Inc., a high net worth asset management firm with over 1 billion in assets based in Bellevue Washington. He joined the firm in 2003 and resigned in 2009 after the death of his father to run several taxable and non-taxable family enterprises. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Stuart worked for several investment firms in the areas of investment banking, outside equity research, and both institutional and high net worth portfolio management. After earning his Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University in 1970, Mr. Stuart was in the computer industry from 1970 to 1985, working in the areas of hardware, large system software design, and software product management and marketing.
Non Profit Activities (Current) – Whitman College (Walla Walla, WA) Audit Committee 2009- present and Investment Committee 1994 – 2008; Loyola Marymount University ( Los Angeles) Board of Trustees and Finance Committee 2004- present; Seattle University Endowment Committee 2009 – present; Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation Board of Directors 2011 – present, investment committee 2010 – present; Camp Korey at Carnation Farm (Carnation, WA) Board of Directors, Executive, Construction and Finance Committees 2007 – present. Camp Korey is a member of the Paul Newman Hole in the Wall Camps; Elbridge and Debra Stuart Family Foundation Founder and Trustee of the and Board; Elbridge Amos Stuart Foundation (dba Stuart Foundation of San Francisco) Vice Chairman/Treasurer and member of the investment committee 1982 – present. Mr. Stuart is also currently the owner and managing partner of Carnation Farms LLC, a non-profit entity that controls Carnation Farms.
Memberships – CFA Society of Seattle, Foundation Financial Officers Group (FFOG), Philanthropy Northwest, Northern California Grantmakers, and Seattle Yacht Club
- B.S., Music Education, Elon University
- M.S., Educational Leadership, Nova Southeastern University
John Sullivan has been in the field of education for more than 30 years serving as a private instructor, public school teacher, mentor for new teachers and new administrators, school site administrator, and part-time professor. He joined the adjunct teaching staff at Sierra Nevada College in 2014, bringing with him a wealth of experience as an educational leader. John recently retired from the Clark County School District after having served eighteen years as a school administrator in various capacities at the secondary level.
- MA, Educational Leadership, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
- BA, Political Economy of Industrial Societies, University of California, Berkeley
Jonathon Synold began teaching fourth grade through Teach for America in 2004. Since that time he has had the opportunity to work in many capacities in education throughout Southern Nevada, including as a new teacher mentor, magnet coordinator, middle school dean, charter school principal and now as the assistant principal at Advanced Technologies Academy high school. Jonathon has a passion for improving instructional and leadership practices.
- BA, Economics, Washington State University
- MBA, Portland State University
Stacy joins the Sierra Nevada College Business faculty after 25 years as a Sales Executive in the banking industry, including time with Bank of America and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. She has served as a consultant to the international banking community, including Van Fed and Bank of Ireland. During her banking career, she specialized in entrepreneurial ventures, including serving as the VP of Sales for a start-up bank. In the past she has been a licensed securities dealer and broker. She now teaches Economics, Money and Banking, and International Finance. Stacy is an avid world-wide traveler and serves as a consultant to many local non-profit groups.
BFA in Fine Arts, Sierra Nevada College
MAT, Sierra Nevada College
Lizzie Thibodeau completed her AA in her hometown of Santa Barbara before moving to beautiful Lake Tahoe. She received her BFA with an emphasis in painting and drawing and her masters degree in teaching here at SNC. Since joining the staff here in 2003 she has held a number of jobs including Resident Advisor, Administrative Assistance to Student Affair,s and her current position as Director of Student Affairs and Housing.
Her passion is working with students and she gets to live her passion every day. When she is not at work she spends ample time with family and enjoying all that Tahoe has to offer.