Board & Staff2021-12-09T13:52:06-07:00
Sheridan Community Land Trust Board and Staff

Our Staff & Board of Directors

Since its inception in 2005, SCLT has grown from an all volunteer organization to a (501)c(3) nonprofit with a variety of staff, a dedicated Board of Directors, and many volunteers. We are thrilled to be tasked with the conservation of Sheridan County’s iconic working ranches, healthy rivers and streams, open spaces, and historic sites, as well as create new recreation opportunities to connect current and future generations with the natural environment.

Our Staff

Brad Bauer
Brad BauerExecutive Director

As the Executive Director for the Sheridan Community Land Trust, Brad is lucky to work with a great staff and Board of Directors. Sheridan Community Land Trust’s focus on access, conservation, and history all resonate with Brad. Originally from eastern Iowa, his entire professional career has been in conservation and natural resources in the West. Prior to joining Sheridan Community Land Trust, Brad worked for Montana State University Extension and with The Nature Conservancy in Montana. Brad enjoys being outside and can often be found on a bicycle, spending the weekend hunting, or locating new places to camp.

Chris Vrba
Chris VrbaDirector of Marketing and Development

Chris comes to SCLT with a background in fisheries science and nearly a decade of experience in community journalism. When looking for a new adventure, he found the land trust’s core missions of conservation, trails and recreation, and historic preservation lined up well with his passion for the outdoors – especially anything fishing. From that first drive up Red Grade to each trip into Tongue Canyon, Chris knew Sheridan was the kind of community to which he wanted to belong.

Tami Sorenson
Tami SorensonTrails Manager

Tami designs trails, wrangles volunteers, and brings a polished shine to new trail construction. Originally from MN, Tami headed west for adventure and can’t remember a time when being active outdoors was not a driving force in her life. Tami and her husband Jim landed in Sheridan 22 years ago. In that time they’ve gotten to know and love Sheridan’s outdoor spaces well. Gravitating towards SCLT came naturally and Tami is thrilled to help enhance outdoor recreation opportunities for her community.

Susan Gray
Susan GrayOperations Assistant

Susan is a Buffalo, WY native and grew up backpacking and cross-country skiing. Her career focus has been on business operations and project management.

Carrie Edinger
Carrie EdingerHistorical Program Manager and Events Coordinator

Carrie brings a background with community engagement projects, new media, and event coordination. Carrie began her time with SCLT as an AmeriCorps VISTA in historical education. She will continue to work on projects to tell our local history through the lens of our natural resources, landscapes, and diverse cultures. Carrie is also a working artist and enjoys doing some day hiking in the Bighorn Mountains and SCLT trails.

Ronnie Wagner
Ronnie WagnerTrail Builder / Construction Supervisor

Originally from Michigan, Ronnie brings years of trail building experience to the SCLT team. Ronnie works for both Sheridan Community Land Trust and Antelope Butte Recreation Area.

Meghan Kent
Meghan KentConservation Program Manager

Meghan is SCLT’s first-ever conservation manager. She works with local families to conserve their land and partners with other groups to make our lands and waters more resilient. She grew up in Laramie, where she attended UW and organized conservation opportunities through a local volunteer group. Meghan loves being outdoors, especially on a mountain bike or skis. She is enjoying exploring our beautiful Bighorns backyard.

Maggie DeFosse
Maggie DeFosseWatershed Health AmeriCorps

Maggie, as part of a new partnership between SCLT and Sheridan County Conservation District (SCCD), will aid watershed health throughout the area as a Watershed Health AmeriCorps through the Big Sky Watershed Corps, part of the Montana Conservation Corps.

Maggie will help SCLT develop a watershed health program that will work with local landowners on ways to help sustain local water for all of the people, ranches, plants and animals whose lives it nourishes. At SCCD, she will assist with water quality sampling, data management, and mapping related to water quality improvement projects.

Board of Directors

Interested in being a board member for Sheridan Community Land Trust? Fill out the linked application and send it our way!

Susan Holmes, President
Retired, HKM Civil Engineering

Sarah Heuck Sinclair, Vice President
English Professor, Sheridan College

Craig Achord, Treasurer
Accountant, Whitney Benefits

Caryn Moxey, Secretary
Owner, PURENERGY Fitness

Cole Arney
Frontier Asset Management

Don Crecelius
Retired, DEQ Land Quality Division

Mike Evers
Retired Principal, WWC Engineering

Edith Harper

Chris Hayden
Service Manager, Hammer Cherrolet

Steve Maier
Retired County Commissioner, College President

Scott Newbold
Professor of Life Sciences at Sheridan College

Jim Sorenson
Montana – Dakota Utilities

Sarah Wallick
Doctor of Family Medicine

Julie Greer Emeritus
Learn Outdoors Coordinator, Northern Wyoming Community College District

Matt Johnston Emeritus
Broker Associate, Ranch Marketing Associates

Rep. Mark Kinner Emeritus
Retired President, First Interstate Bank

Susanna Meyer Emeritus
Retired, Sheridan County School District #2

Sally Morton Emeritus
Retired, The Nature Conservancy

Julie Stine Emeritus
Owner, Sheridan Custom Stone

Margie Taylor Emeritus
Retired non-profit ED, Turner Enterprises, BNSF

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