WSGA Board & Staff

Dennis Sun


Scott Sims

First Vice President

JD Hill

Region I Vice President

Sheridan, Crook, Campbell & Weston Counties

Steve Paisley

Region II Vice President 

Albany, Platte, Goshen & Laramie Counties

Mantha Phillips

Region III Vice President 

Natrona, Johnson, Converse, & Nibrara Counties

Brad Mead

Region IV Vice President

Teton, Sublette, Lincoln, Uinta, Sweetwater & Carbon Counties

Reg Phillips

Region V Vice President

Park, Big Horn, Washakie, Hot Springs, & Fremont Counties

Will Hudson

Young Producers Assembly President

Jim Magagna

Executive Vice President

Jim is a native of Rock Springs and a lifelong sheep rancher in southwestern Wyoming. He has served as President of the American Sheep Industry Association and President of the National Public Lands Council. He has represented agriculture on numerous national, state and local councils and advisory boards. Prior to assuming the position of Executive Vice President of WSGA, he served as Director of the Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments. Jim took over the reins at WSGA in December of 1998.

Call on Jim for issue-related questions, comments and updates related to state or national agriculture issues, and information/input on the Association's policies and directives.

Olivia Sanchez

Communications Director

Olivia grew up in Burns, Wyoming. She was a very active 4-H and FFA member and graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2015. Olivia is a graduate of the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce Leadership Cheyenne Class of 2018. She lives in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and is passionate about her community . Olivia began working with the WSGA in May of 2018.

Call on Olivia advertising, events, trade show opportunities, publication requests, and website information.

Susan Skinner

Office Manager

Originally from Iowa, Susan recently relocated to Cheyenne from Los Angeles, where she worked as a parish administrator and the administrative coordinator for the Westside Shelter & Hunger Coalition. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from California State University Northridge in Cinema and Television Arts, and an Associate of Arts degree in film from Santa Monica College. Susan is a proud veteran of the United States Air Force as she served with the American Forces Radio & Television Services.

Call on Susan for Membership Information and Accounts Payable.