special olympics header

Text Size

The Board of Directors

Responsible for overseeing the effective management, direction & mission.

The Board of Directors is responsible for overseeing the effective management, the direction, and the mission of the organization. The essential functions of the Board shall be policy making, the assurance of sound management, increasing public awareness of the population with intellectual disabilities, and active participation in the provision of necessary funds.  The Board has the ultimate responsibility to carry out policies deemed to be necessary for the administration and development of Special Olympics Wyoming, Inc. as set forth by Special Olympics Inc., its parent organization in Washington, D. C.


  • Chairperson: Mark Holland, Natrona County SD # 1
  • Vice Chairperson: Brian Cetak; First Interstate Bank
  • Treasurer: Kerry Namken, Wells Fargo Bank
  • Secretary: Carolyn Griffith, City of Casper

Members at Large

  • Angela Anderson, Porter, Muirhead, Cornia & Howard
  • Ron Casalenda, Chief of Police - Douglas
  • Dustin Beck, Coldwell Banker The Legacy Group
  • Mike Hawks; Geologist
  • Lisa Hulshizer; Wyoming Soccer Association
  • Tess Robinson; Casper Senior Center - Athlete Representative 
  • Shelly Schneider

Our Mission

The mission of Special Olympics Wyoming is to provide year round participation in sports training and athletic competition in a variety of well-coached Olympic-Type sports for individuals with intellectual disabilities by providing athletes with continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness skills, express courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of talents, skills and friendship with their families, friends, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.