Board & Staff

Board & Staff2024-01-10T08:44:19-07:00
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
[email protected]
307-673-4702

As the Executive Director for the Sheridan Community Land Trust, Brad is lucky to work with a great team and Board of Directors. Sheridan Community Land Trust’s focus on recreation, 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 building, gardening, or locating new places to hike and explore.

Meghan Kent
Meghan KentConservation Director
[email protected]
307-673-4702

Meghan 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 with her dog, Nahla.

Jared Koenig
Jared KoenigRecreation Program Manager
[email protected]
307-620-2479

Jared first encountered SCLT while attending a volunteer work day at Red Grade Trails. He had recently gotten into mountain biking and was excited to find a community organization that matched his passion for people-powered outdoor recreation. He later worked as a season trail technician and continued to volunteer. In May 2023, he joined full-time as SCLT’s first-ever, year-round Recreation Program Manager. He is excited to help people find their passion for exploring our beautiful Bighorns backyard.

Kevin Knapp
Kevin KnappHistory Program Manager
[email protected]
307-673-4702

Kevin comes to SCLT with a professional and personal passion for history. He has a B.S. in cultural anthropology, a minor in video production, and a certificate in Native American Studies. He has worked for Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library’s Wyoming Room, as a field technician on many archaeological surveys, directed the Bozeman Trail Museum, and authored history features for many publications. Kevin was born and raised in Big Horn, and enjoys spending time with his wife Hesid, two children and extended family as well as exploring our beautiful Bighorns backyard.

Beth Lawrence
Beth LawrenceOperations Manager
[email protected]
307-673-4702

Beth joins SCLT after tenures in the legal field and with Sen. Dave Kinskey. She deeply values connecting to places and people. Growing up a “military nomad,” she is proud to call Sheridan County her “first chosen community.” Beth enjoys connecting with the outdoors by snowshoeing trails with her rescue dog, Clover. She also enjoys cooking, hiking, practicing yoga, and spending time with her friends and family.

Chris Vrba
Chris VrbaDirector of Marketing and Development
[email protected]
307-673-4702

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.

Glenn Fairbank
Glenn FairbankTrail Technician
Glenn keeps our trails clean and tidy. Glenn leads the charge on mowing to building fences. Glenn is the happy face on the trail. When not keeping the trails in tip-top shape, he’s exploring our Bighorns with his wife, family and friends. Make sure you stop to tell him “hello.”

Board of Directors

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

Caryn Moxey, President
Owner, PURENERGY Fitness

Orrin Connell, Vice President
Rancher

Craig Achord, Treasurer
Vice President, Sheridan College

Scott Newbold, Secretary
Professor of Life Sciences at Sheridan College

Sarah Wallick, Leader in Waiting
Retired, Doctor of Family Medicine

Edith Harper
Rancher

Susan Holmes
Retired, HKM Civil Engineering

Steve Maier
Retired County Commissioner, Retired College President

Jeff Pederson
Retired

Kristin Wilkerson
VP, Wealth Advisor First Interstate Bank

Kim Wells
Cash Management Officer

Todd Wold
Retired, Air Force

Mike Evers Emeritus
Retired Principal, WWC Engineering

Julie Greer Emeritus
Center for Vital Community

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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