Wayne Fahsholtz

Wayne Fahsholtz

Chairman

Hometown: Dayton, WY
Occupation: Rancher, Owner of Ag Win Group, LLC
Leadership Roles: Past President/CEO of Padlock Ranch Company, member of the Wyoming Beef Council, part of the Wyoming delegate to Federation of State Beef Councils. Regional winner of Environmental Stewardship Award and 2013 Leopold Conservation Award.

KELLY LOCKHART

KELLY LOCKHART

Vice Chair

Hometown: Jackson, WY
Occupation: Partner in Lockhart Cattle Company, past Senior Vice President of Wells Fargo Advisors
Leadership Roles: current Board Member Wyoming Business Council, current Member of the Teton County Natural Resource Stakeholder Group, current Member Housing Supply Board, current Member JH Working, past Board Member Jackson Hole Land Trust, past Member Board of Agriculture, past Member Teton County Planning Commission, past Volunteer Teton County 4-H, past Member Teton County Fair Board.

JANET MARSCHNER

JANET MARSCHNER

Treasurer

Hometown: Cheyenne, WY
Occupation: CPA, CFO, General Contractor and Owner J M Construction, Owner Urban Outbound.
Leadership Roles:  Past Trustee Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, Board Member and Past President Cheyenne Animal Shelter, Board Member Wyoming Wildlife Federation,  Past Board Member Meridian Trust Federal Credit Union, Past Board Member Cheyenne LEADS; Volunteer Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Founder Shoot and Cast, Inc, Founder Yola and Boogy Fund and Paw n’ Around Ranch

BUDD BETTS

BUDD BETTS

Secretary

Hometown: Dubois, WY
Occupation: Managing Partner, Absaroka Ranch LLC
Leadership Roles: Past-member Wyoming House of Representatives- Majority Whip, past-Chairman of the Wyoming Community Foundation, current Board Member Wyoming Outfitters and Guides Association, current Board Member Dubois/ Crowheart Community Foundation

HEATH HUNTER

HEATH HUNTER

Hometown: Wheatland, WY
Occupation: CFO, Warbonnet Construction, Inc.
Leadership Roles: Member of the University of Wyoming College of Business Advisory Board, Chairman of the Career Services Committee.

JIM MAGAGNA

JIM MAGAGNA

(member ex-officio)

Hometown: Cheyenne, WY and Rock Springs, WY
Occupation: Rancher, Sweetwater/Sublette Counties and Executive Vice President of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association
Leadership Roles: Past President of the American Sheep Industry Association, former President of the National Public Lands Council, former Director of the Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments, former Board member of Wyoming Community Foundation, Past President Board of Wyoming 211, Board member of the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming.

JACK BERGER

JACK BERGER

Hometown: Saratoga, WY
Occupation: Rancher; District supervisor for the Saratoga-Encampment-Rawlins Conservation District
Leadership Roles: Currently serving 3rd term on Saratoga-Encampment-Rawlins Conservation District board of supervisors, member of South Central Sage Grouse local Workgroup, Vice President of Wyoming Association of Conservation Districts (2010-2014), Region IV Vice President of Wyoming Stock Growers Association (2011-2013); Past Carbon County Stockgrowers president, past chair of the Wyoming Stock Growers Marketing Committee.

Joe Thomas

Joe Thomas

Hometown: Meeteetse, WY
Occupation: General Manager and VP of Turnell Cattle Co.
Leadership Roles: Current Vice President of the Meeteetse Conservation District. Past Board of Trustee member of Northwest College Powell, past President of the Meeteetse Museum. Past Region 5 Officer for the Wyoming Stock Growers Association, past Wyoming Board of Ag Vice President, past Chairman of the Wyoming Livestock Board. Also served on the Governor’s Brucellosis Task Force.

Jared Souza

Jared Souza

Hometown: Wheatland, WY
Occupation: Senior Vice President Ranch Broker, Mirr Ranch Group, LLC; Owner/Guide, Turkey Track Outfitters, LLC; Assistant Cameraman, Cameraheadmedia, LLC
Leadership Roles: Member of 2% for Conservation, Volunteer Wildland Firefighter with Palmer Canyon and Glendo Rural Fire, Previous Assistant Manager with Cottonwood Land and Cattle, LLC.

Keith Geis

Keith Geis

Hometown: Wheatland, WY
Occupation: Rancher; President, Platte Valley Bank-Wheatland; Senior Credit Officer, Platte Valley Banks-Wyoming.
Leadership Roles: Platte Valley Bank Board of Directors, Chairman of American Bankers Association Agricultural and Rural Banking Board, Chairman of the Platte County Hospital and Nursing Home Foundation Board, Finance Chairman of the Platte County Development, Chairman for the Wyoming Ag in the Classroom. Former President of the University of Wyoming Alumni Association, Former Chairman of the Advisory Board for the UW College of Agriculture, and many more.

Steve Duerr

Steve Duerr

Hometown: Jackson Hole, WY
Occupation: General Counsel, Lower Valley Energy Inc., the electric and gas cooperative utility in NW Wyoming & Eastern Idaho (31st year); Associate Broker, Western Ranches Division of JHREA/Christies International Real Estate
Leadership Roles: Former Executive Director: Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce & Murie Center in GTNP (conservation leadership education at the historic Murie Ranch); founding member of the Electric Cooperative Bar Association; former member: Board of Trustees, Teton County School District, Teton County Planning Commission, Teton Board of Realtors, Pinedale Anticline Working Group (BLM advisory committee); incorporator & former board member: JH Air (contract airline service to JH), JH Center for Global Affairs, Teton County Historical Society & JH Museum, Ski Wyoming (first President statewide ski association); author & lobbyist Wyoming Recreation Safety Act (first inherent risk statute); former General Counsel & Executive VP Jackson Hole Ski Corporation

Bobbie Frank

Bobbie Frank

Hometown: Meriden, WY
Occupation: Rancher, Horse Creek Angus, LLC; Owner/Grower Horse Creek Market Garden

Leadership Roles: Executive Director, Wyoming Association of Conservation Districts and Wyoming Natural Resource Foundation – Retired. 

Steve Sharkey

Steve Sharkey

Hometown: Jackson, WY
Occupation: Flat Creek Investors, CPA, CFP. After college, became a stockbroker and certified financial planner for Boettcher & Co in Colorado. After business school, worked for Prudential Insurance Co., investing in private equity, private debt, leveraged buyouts and management buyouts in the US and Asia. Lived in Hong Kong from 1990-1999, and invested throughout SE Asia. With two former Prudential colleagues, started the first Asian management buyout fund in 1993. Moved to Jackson, WY in 1999 and started Flat Creek Investors, an investment firm with a concentrated portfolio of smaller cap US public equities.

Leadership Roles: Knobloch Family Foundation- Director, Emily J. Knobloch Foundation- Director 

Reg Phillips

Reg Phillips

Hometown: Dubois, WY
Occupation: Ranch Manager for Diamond D Cattle Co. and Property Manager for Wind River Land and Building Company

Leadership Roles: Chairman of Dubois-Crowheart Conservation District, Area 4 Board Member for Wyoming Association of Conservation Districts, Representative for Conservation Districts during the Shoshone National Forest Plan Revision, President of Dubois Rural Fire District, Past President of Fremont County Cattleman (2018-2019), Past Region 4 Vice-president for Wyoming Stock Growers Association (2017 to 2020), Member of Gov. Mead’s Task Force on Healthy Forests, Board Member of Central Wyoming College Foundation, Agricultural Representative for Fremont County Public Land Initiative, Member of Fremont County Natural Resource Plan Steering Committee.

Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust

113 East 20th Street
PO Box 268
Cheyenne, WY 82003
P 307.772.8751 • email

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