Wyoming Stock Growers Association Board and Staff

WSGA Officers

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 & Niobrara 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)

Kendall Roberts

Young Producers Assembly President 


WSGA Staff


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 reigns 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.
Contact Jim at: jim@wysga.org



Olivia Sanchez             

Communication, Publication & Programs Director 

Olivia grew up in Burns, Wyoming where her family raised swine and poultry to exhibit at the Laramie County Fair. She graduated from Cheyenne Central High School in 2011 and was a very active 4-H and FFA member. Olivia graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2015.

Olivia began working with the WSGA in May of 2018. She will graduate with the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce Leadership Cheyenne Class of 2017-2018 in June. Olivia now lives in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and enjoys volunteering her time with local FFA Chapters, Chamber of Commerce, and the Laramie County Fair.

Contact Olivia at: olivia@wysga.org





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. Before that, an Operations Supervisor for a closed-captioning company. 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 

Contact Susan at: susan@wysga.org


Liz Lauck

Editor, Cow Country Magazine

Liz worked for the Wyoming Stock Growers for four years as the Communication and Publications Director. She now works beside her husband, Tyler on their family farm in Wheatland, Wyo. and helps WSGA with various events throughout the year. 

Call on Liz for: Advertising and content for Cow Country Magazine

Contact Liz at: liz@wysga.org


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