Special Olympics Wyoming Staff

A very dynamic staff team to provide resources and support

Special Olympics Wyoming has a very dynamic staff team to provide the resources and support to our stakeholders for their work. We look forward to hearing from you; please don't hesitate to reach out with questions, suggestions, and celebrations!

Jen Haines

Jen Haines

CEO/President
The CEO manages the overall administration and management of the organization, including program services, development, and administration. Hire, lead, and coach a strong management team. Focus on planning and execution, fund development, and relationships with the community. The President & CEO advises the board on policy matters, will ensure plans and policies established by the board are followed and will communicate to the board all significant progress, opportunities, and critical events.
Tara Short

Tara Short

Vice President of Development
This position supervises the Director of Law Enforcement Torch Run and Marketing & Communications Coordinator. Direct the strategic components of the organization's Resource Development Implementation and provide oversight for Special Events, provide support and guidance to the Director of LETR and Marketing & Communications Coordinator. Responsibilities include Festival of Trees, Jackalope Jump, Statewide sponsors, Corporate sponsors, National promotions, Branding (logo usage), Facebook postings, Press Releases, Local fundraising activities. Web site Management.
Bobby Casey

Bobby Casey

Vice President of Programs
This position supervises the Director of Program Services and Director of Youth & Schools, and reports to the CEO. Supervision of the Director of Program Services involves work collaboratively to provide support and direction to all Area and Local Programs in Wyoming. Provide leadership to areas of competition, training, athlete recruitment, family services, volunteers, fundraising, and Athlete Leadership Program's (ALP's). Supervision of the Director of Youth & School involves oversight and support of Unified Champion Schools, Unified Sports®, and Young Athletes activities.

Director of Program Services

Director of Program Services
Responsibilities Include: will work closely with volunteers, athletes, coaches, and community partners and act as a liaison between the field and the state office. Provide support and direction to area directors and local programs and their activities.

Cathy Bisiar

Director of Law Enforcement Torch Run
Responsibilities Include: Organization, delivery, and support to the Law Enforcement Torch Run in Wyoming including the coordination of Jackalope Jumps.
Amanda Ward

Amanda Ward

Director of Schools and Youth
Responsibilities Include: UNIFIED CHAMPION SCHOOLS! In addition to ensuring the Program Department and other teams have information, resources and administrative support necessary to implement and execute competitions and certified coach’s training. Duties also include maintaining the extensive athlete database of athlete, Unified Sports partners, coach and volunteer forms.
Christine Rodriguez

Christine Rodriguez

Office Administrator
Responsibilities Include: Bookkeeping, Area Accounting, Database management, and inventory.
Erin Gamroth

Erin Gamroth

Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Responsibilities Include: Assist in the implementation of select statewide special fundraising events, public education and communication activities of the organization.
Molly Blomstrom

Molly Blomstrom

Office Assistant
Responsibilities Include: Thank you’s, Inventory, Receptionist, filing, data entry, and general office support.
Karen Beddoes

Karen Beddoes

Area I Director
Responsibilities Include: Providing support to local programs. Provide oversight to Area level competition. Assist in athlete training; program growth, and fundraising activities in Fremont County and the Big Horn Basin.

Jen Woolf

Area II Director
Responsibilities Include: Providing support to local programs. Provide oversight to Area level competition. Assist in athlete training; program growth, and fundraising activities in Southwestern Wyoming.
Marsha Dial

Marsha Dial

Area III Director
Responsibilities Include: Providing support to local programs. Provide oversight to Area level competition. Assist in athlete training; program growth, and fundraising activities in Southeastern Wyoming.
Carrie Pilcher

Carrie Pilcher

Area IV Director
Responsibilities Include: Providing support to local programs. Provide oversight to Area level competition. Assist in athlete training; program growth, and fundraising activities in Northeastern Wyoming.