Wyoming Stock Growers Association Leadership

David Kane


Jack Berger

First Vice President

Kahla Mills

Region I Vice President

Sheridan, Crook, Campbell & Weston Counties

Dan Frank

Region II Vice President 

Albany, Platte, Goshen & Laramie Counties

Leif Hanson

Region III Vice President 

Natrona, Johnson, Converse, & Nibrara Counties

Brad Mead

Region IV Vice President

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

Darla Griffin

Region V Vice President

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

Sage Askin

Young Producers Assembly President

Wyoming Stock Growers Association 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 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

Marketing Director

Olivia grew up on a small farm in Burns, Wyoming, where her family raised and showed livestock. She was very active in both the local 4-H and FFA programs. She is a proud graduate of Eastern Wyoming College and the University of Wyoming. Olivia is also a graduate of the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce Leadership Cheyenne Program and the Wyoming L.E.A.D. Program. In the Fall of 2019, she was named a nominee as a Wyoming Woman of Influence. Olivia joined WSGA in May of 2018 as the Communications Director and became the Marketing Director in Spring of 2021.

Call on Olivia for Association information, regional events and membership opportunities.

Trenda Allen

Communications Director

Trenda is a native of Casper, and has been a resident of Cheyenne for 25 years.  Her background includes communications and marketing that involves radio and television production, print and social media, outreach and event planning.  She graduated with two Associate degrees in Merchandising/Marketing and Communications/ Journalism from Casper College.  She attended Arizona State University to study broadcasting at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism.  She also majored in Social Science at the University of Wyoming. Trenda joined WSGA in February of 2021. 

Call on Trenda for information regarding print and digital publications, events and Association communication.

Susan Skinner

Office Manager

Originally from Iowa, Susan relocated to Cheyenne in 2018 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. Susan has been with WSGA since August 2018.

Call on Susan for  accounts payable and receivable.