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Ernie Over, President
County 10
ernie@pitchengine.com

A Fremont County, Wyo., native whose family has lived here for over 60 years, Ernie Over was born in Riverton and grew up on a farm in North Pavillion. He graduated from high school in Lander in 1969 and from Central Wyoming College in 1972. Over was an award-winning news reporter and sportscaster during his broadcasting career with radio stations in Lander, Riverton, Casper, Fort Collins and Cheyenne. He served seven years on the professional staff of the Wyoming Travel Commission in Cheyenne from 1977 to 1984. After 2.5 years of consulting work in Dallas, Over worked seven years on the hit television series "Star Trek: The Next Generation" in Hollywood as the assistant to the Executive Producer. He returned to Fremont County in 1995. Over then became the editor of the Lander Journal and Wind River News. He later joined the staff of the Daily Ranger in Riverton as a Senior Writer/columnist when The Ranger acquired the Lander papers. He was the Director of Public Relations and Social Marketing at the Lander-based Wyoming Inc., a statewide award-winning marketing and public relations firm for eight years, from 2003 to 2011. He is a past president of the Rotary Club of Lander and past president of the Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources Commission. Currently, Over is the managing editor of County10.com, a web-based digital real-time local news site for Fremont. County10.com is a product of Pitchengine with editorial offices in both Lander and Riverton.
 


Lorre Hoffman, Vice President
Wind River Development Fund
lorre.hoffman@wrdf.org

Hometown: Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Education / Job History: Bachelor of Arts from Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana; Master of Fine Arts from Cranbrook Academy of Art and Architecture

Accomplishments: Exhibited art internationally, nationally and locally; works shown in several of the Wyoming Governor’s Art Exhibits; received visual arts fellowships from the Wyoming Arts Council; Director of Wind River Institute, the Education and Arts Service of the Wind River Development Fund, Fort Washakie; Registrar and Art Instructor at the Wind River Tribal College, Ethete; Founded the Lander Art Center and was the Director for Four years; Head of the Sculpture Program, University of Colorado - Denver for ten years.

Community Involvement: Active in the Summer Youth Program on the Wind River Indian Reservation; Member of the Art Committee for the Wind River Hotel - Arapaho Experience Exhibit space; Have served on the Lander Chamber of Commerce.

Family: Husband is Scott Greenig, AKA Cooking Crow Catering; Son, Ben Greenig is attending Central Wyoming College

Activities / Hobbies: Walking and hiking are my main source of exercise and I can do this with my dogs; I continue to make art even though I have slowed down on exhibiting my art much, at this time I am working on a body of work for a one person show in Nebraska.

What brought you to Fremont County: We moved from Denver to Lander in 2000. The two reasons for moving to Lander were that we wanted to raise our son in a small town where we did not have to constantly worry about his safety and we wanted to be closer to my family in Jackson Hole.

Why participate in Leadership Fremont County: I love learning and working with others to create a better community and to create opportunities for education for others.

Goals / Expectations for this year in both LFC and personally: Learn more about the opportunities there are in Fremont County for the students we are educating at Wind River Institute in our two Baccalaureate programs and our Maker Space.

Something unique about yourself: I am a connector in my work with people at work and professionally and it is the act of connecting ideas to make statements that I work with in my art as well.


Terri Hays, Secretary, Alumni
Department of Workforce Services
terri.hays@wyo.gov

I am a Wyoming native.  I lived in Evanston until 1989, when my family moved to Riverton.  I graduated from Riverton High School in 1992.  I worked at Alco until 1994, when they store went out of business.  At that time, I decided to attend Central Wyoming College to pursue a Business Management degree.  In June of 1995, I went to work at the Wyoming Honor Farm as a Records Clerk.  Over the years, I was able to incorporate a variety of other duties to have my position reclassified to Records Manager.  I also performed a variety of tasks, to include group facilitation and inmate supervision, amongst others, and discovered that I really enjoy case management.  As a result, I changed my degree to Human Services and graduate with Honors with an Associate's Degree from Central Wyoming College in December of 2005.  After 12 ½ years at the Honor Farm, I decided to make a change in employment.  I went to work at Pertech Resources in February of 2007.  In August of 2008, I went to work for the Dept of Workforce Services as a Workforce Specialist at the Riverton Workforce Center.  I assist clients with finding employment, resume writing, job skills, etc.  I also assist employers with candidate searches, job order creation, etc.  In addition, I am the POWER (TANF) Case Manager from all of Fremont County and Hot Springs County.

  I married Justin Hays, shortly after graduating from High School.  Justin is an Airport Operator and Law Enforcement Officer for the City of Riverton.  We have two wonderful adult children, Traye and Miste.  I enjoy camping, hunting, yard work, rodeo and spending time with my family, and our dogs, Hooie and Tabbie.



Scott Seiler, Treasurer
Wind River Casino
sseiler@windriverhotelcasino.com


Hometown: Lander, Wyoming. Born: Breckenridge, MN

Education / Job History: Lander Valley High School, Central Wyoming College, UNLVInternational Gaming Institute / Safeway - Cashier, entrepreneur - self-employed, Wind River Hotel & Casino, 789 Smoke Shop & Casino, and Little Wind Casino as Customer Service Manager.

Accomplishments: Furthered education in career field with the international gaming institute. Participated in the Legislative Reception for the Northern Arapaho Tribe. Crucial Conversations training course. Change anything training course. Improved Casino promotions. Becoming dept. manager at the age of 21.

Community Involvement: Slots for tot's fundraiser, Youth celebration, Organize charity ride the winds poker run, and participate in as many charity events as possible. Family: Father: Doug Seiler, Mother: Nancy Seiler, Brother: Dan Seiler

Activities / Hobbies: Bowling league, softball, golf tournaments, walleye fishing, bird and deer hunting, / Collect model cars.

What brought you to Fremont County: Parents started in education for Wyoming Indian Elementary/Middle Schools in 1993. Grew up in Lander and moved to Riverton in October of 2012. Community and mountains grow on you here, and I never had the desire to leave.

Profession: Customer Service Manager in charge of promotions, customer loyalty, and excellent service for a growing leader in entertainment.

Why participate in Leadership Fremont County: To expand my knowledge of what our great county has to offer that I have not recognized in the 20 years of living here. I also feel this course can help utilize my skills and talents to the best potential. In our community's best interest, this class can help for the better. Getting involved and being aware of our surroundings will not only improve our economy, but better the lives of people around us.

Goals / Expectations for this year in both LFC and personally: Goals in LFC and personally will consist of three things. 1) Taking what I learn and share it with the community. 2) Getting involved with different programs throughout the county and volunteer. 3) Expanding my horizons, experience, and knowledge in a leadership role for my employer and staff.

Something unique about yourself: I really enjoy reading, testing, cleaning, working on, and especially driving vehicles (new or old). There is something about it that always puts a grin on my face.


Linda Tice, Historian, Social Media Coordinator
SageWest Health Care
linda.tice@lpnt.net

Linda grew up in Wyoming. She lived in Cheyenne, Jackson Hole, and Rawlins prior to moving to Colorado. After graduating from High School, she served in the U.S. Air Force for four years, serving at Patrick Air Force Base in Florida at the time of her discharge. Her Air Force training introduced her to the Health Care industry, where she has worked consistently since then, first in radiology, mammography, and now in Health Care Information Technology. She married John Tice in Florida and continued to live there for nineteen years, then relocated back to Colorado to rejoin her family. Linda moved to Riverton in 2010 and is currently the System Director of Information Services at SageWest Health Care with offices in both Riverton and Lander.


Jenni Anderson
SageWest Health Care
jenni.anderson@lpnt.net


Cy Lee
Wind River Development Fund
cy@wrdf.org


Brian Fabel
Lander Chamber of Commerce
director@landerchamber.org

Brian is the current Executive Director of the Lander Chamber of Commerce and has a 10 year background in teaching and coaching others in leadership development. Brian is the current Board Chair of the Central Wyoming Climbers Alliance, as well as a Board member of the Wind River Visitor Council and Lander Rotary Club. Brian has pursued professional and educational development through the Colorado University Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Organizations and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute of Organization Management. In his free time he enjoys rock climbing and being outdoors in Wyoming's open spaces.


Janet Webb
Central Wyoming College
jwebb@cwc.edu

I grew up in Riverton Wyoming, graduating from Riverton High School in 2003. I left for college in New York City after high school and ended up staying on the east coast for 9 years. I started working full-time for New York University while still completing my Bachelor's degree in Psychology and stayed with the university until 2011. I worked for several departments at the university with responsibilities ranging from handling graduate admissions for the psychology program to preparing payroll appointments and visa applications, class scheduling and student advising to budget management and general department administration. After completing my M.B.A. from the Langone Part-time program at New York University's Stern School of Business in 2011, I moved to Orlando, Florida for a short while before returning to the west. I returned to Riverton in 2012 to work on a grant at Central Wyoming College. Currently I work as the program director for the Healthcare Solutions Grant, managing the budget and administration of the grant as well as working individually with students as a case manager.


Todd Byerly
City of Riverton PD
tbyerly@rivertonwy.gov

Todd Byerly relocated to Riverton, Wyoming in January of 2005.

He is married to his wife, Ashley and has two children, Kolin, age 10 and Kylee, age 3. In his spare time, he and his family enjoy snow skiing in the winter months and spending time on the water skiing in the summer months.

He is currently the Patrol Captain for the Riverton Police Department and is in charge of the patrol division, department training, and a myriad of other responsibilities. He has previously held the position of Patrol Sergeant and Detective Sergeant with the Riverton Police Department.

He is a graduate of the 2007 - 2008 Leadership of Fremont County Class, and most recently a graduate of the FBI National Academy which training focused on leadership, ethics, and conflict resolution.


Andrea Steele
SageWest Health Care
andrea.steele@lpnt.net

I am from Fredericksburg, a small (less than 1000 people) town in northeast Iowa. After high school I attended North Iowa Community College for the Ophthalmic technician program. I worked as an Optician and Ophthalmic technician for nearly 7 years when my path changed to nursing.

With the birth of our second child who has significant health issues that required multiple hospitalizations and countless doctor visits, I decided to return to school for nursing. It was because of this that I realized the true meaning of a nursing shortage; babies and children don't get to come home without available nurses to care for them. I graduated two years later and became a Registered Nurse.

I found my passion in Surgical Nursing and have loved this area of nursing for over 11 years. In 2010 I entered into surgical leadership and management which has brought me to Riverton, Wyoming. I am currently the Director of Surgery and Infusion at SageWest.

I obtained my Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Chamberlain College of Nursing and will complete my Master of Science in Nursing with an emphasis on organizational leadership and management from American Sentinel University in October 2015.

I have been married for over 20years to Jim, and we have 4 children. Laine (18), Brock (15), Summer (11) and Eli (8). We also have 2 labs, Marlee and Luke as well as 2 cats, Grayson and Daisy. We enjoy the beautiful state of Wyoming as well as camping, four-wheeling and spending time together.

I graduated from the 2014-2015 class of Leadership Fremont County and am very excited to be on the Board of Directors for this great program. I think Leadership Fremont County offers great networking, new experiences and an opportunity to support the resources and growth of our communities.


Sponsorship Program

Dear Sponsor,

This will be the tenth year for the Leadership Fremont County program, which was started jointly by the Riverton and Lander Chambers of Commerce.  Initial funding was originally provided by the Wyoming Business Council through its regional representative, Roger Bower.  The objectives for Leadership Fremont County are:

  • To identify participants with potential for community leadership
  • To acquaint these leaders with community issues, resources and opportunities
  • To increase the leadership skills of the program participants
  • To provide participants with opportunities to exchange ideas with each other and community leaders
  • To assist participants in finding roles in their communities
  • To encourage graduates to continue involvement by participating in the Leadership Alumni Association

Participants spend one whole day each month discussing issues, concerns, and problems related to education, social services, public policy, government relations, economic development, tribal history and relations as it relates to Fremont County.

In order to maintain a productive program and obtain these objectives that will benefit everyone in our county, we need your support.  Costs to provide quality training is rising and we must keep participant fees as low as possible to encourage participation so we are asking for your help.  We have set up three levels of sponsorship.  The money will be used to pay for speakers, facilities, meals and supplies.  By choosing one of the following sponsorships you receive advertising on several radio stations, the Chambers of Commerce monthly newsletters, and in the Riverton Ranger.  We appreciate your help and support!

Sincerely,
Leadership Fremont County Board of Directors

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Company Name: __________________________________________________

 $350.00 –Gold Sponsor     (Includes being a guest at monthly LFC Session,
                                                                       Advertisement in the Riverton Ranger, & Chamber)
             _____________

 $200.00 – Silver Sponsor   (Includes Advertisement in the Chamber newsletter)           _____________

 $100.00 – Bronze Sponsor  (Advertisement in Annual Chamber newsletter)                 _____________  

 Please make checks payable to: Leadership Fremont County
                                                202 North Broadway Ave.
                                                Riverton, WY  82501                      

 

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