MEET OUR STAFF

Harrison Billian

Harrison joined the Truckee Meadows family in February 2018. He is a licensed Funeral Director and certified Crematory Operator with over 6 years of experience in the Funeral Industry. In his free time he likes to take his son to the park and watch football. 

Email: truckeemeadows.harrison@gmail.com

Funeral Director
Taylor Carter

Taylor is our Office Manager and Bookkeeper who joined the Truckee Meadows family in March 2018. She is also a licensed Funeral Arranger and as a Resident Producer she is our Preneed Specialist. She has 6+ years of experience in office management and bookkeeping and keeps our office running smoothly so our staff can focus on our families. She is a Reno native and in her free time she likes to read and take her son on adventures. 

Email: taylor.truckeemeadows@gmail.com

Office Manager / Bookkeeper
Funeral Arranger / Resident Producer
Hannah Blair

Hannah joined the Truckee Meadows family in April 2019 and brought with her an extensive knowledge of office and administrative workings. She is currently going to school to become a nurse and in her free time likes to hang out with family and play board games.

Email: hannah.truckeemeadows@gmail.com

Funeral Arranger
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Shannon Andrada

Shannon joined the Truckee Meadows family in January 2021. She came to us from one of the local hospitals and brought over 5+ years of experience and knowledge of working with families and medical facilities. In her free time she likes try new food and spend time with her family and her chickens. 

Email: shannon.truckeemeadows@gmail.com

Funeral Arranger
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Karyna Mendoza

Karyna joined the Truckee Meadows family in February 2021 as our Administrative Assistant. She has a huge heart and her gentle demeanor is an instant comfort to our families. In her free time she loves doing pottery and spending time with friends. 

 

 

Email: karyna.truckeemeadows@gmail.com

Administrative Assistant
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Donna Sanders

Donna is our certified Crematory Operator that has been with the Truckee Meadows family since 2009. She performs and coordinates all of our witness cremations and manages our care facility among many other responsibilities. Her 15 year experience is invaluable as she keeps everything running smoothly and ensures all of our families' loved ones are taken care of the way they deserve. When she isn't at work she loves spending time with her husband and children. 

Crematory Operator
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Alex Brown

Alex is our head Removal Technician who joined the Truckee Meadows family in February 2020 with over 7 years of experience in the funeral industry. He consistently provides caring and professionalism to our families in their greatest time of need. In his free time he likes to spend time with family and be outdoors. 

Head Removal Technician
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James Negrete

James joined the Truckee Meadows family in October 2020 as a Removal Technician. He is also a licensed Funeral Arranger but prefers to provide compassionate care to our families during services and burials.  In his free time he likes to go fishing and spend time outdoors. 

Removal Technician
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Heather Williams

Heather is our night shift Crematory Operator who joined the Truckee Meadows family in August 2020. She has worked in the office as well as the care facility which is unmistakable in her care and expertise. When she isn't at work she is spending time with her fiancé and her dog. 

Removal Technician/Crematory Operator