Wyoming Stock Growers Association Leadership
First Vice President
Region I Vice President
Sheridan, Crook, Campbell & Weston Counties
Region II Vice President
Albany, Platte, Goshen & Laramie Counties
Region III Vice President
Natrona, Johnson, Converse, & Nibrara Counties
Region IV Vice President
Teton, Sublette, Lincoln, Uinta, Sweetwater & Carbon Counties
Region V Vice President
Park, Big Horn, Washakie, Hot Springs, & Fremont Counties
Young Producers Assembly President
Wyoming Stock Growers Association Staff
Executive Vice PresidentJim 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 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 the Eastern Wyoming College and the University of Wyoming. Olivia is also a graduate of the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce Leadership Cheyenne Program and is a current member of 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.
Call on Olivia for Association information, regional events and membership opportunities.
Communications DirectorTrenda 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.
Office ManagerOriginally 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.