Board of Directors

Responsible for overseeing the effective management, direction, and mission.

The Board of Directors is responsible for overseeing the effective management, direction, and mission of the organization. The essential functions of the Board shall be policymaking, 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.  I4acJ068


  • Chair: Kerry Namken, Platte Valley Bank
  • Vice-Chair: Carolyn Griffith, the City of Casper (retired)
  • Treasurer: Bill Rogers, Jonah Bank
  • Secretary: Lisa Foutz, Fremont County School District #1

Members at Large

  • Taryn Blackett, Natrona County SD # 1 
  • John Blomstrom, True Oil LLC
  • Jade Bult, Athlete Representative
  • Phil Grabrick, Gillette WY
  • Keith Groeneweg, Rocky Mountain Information Network
  • KieLee Schlidt, Porter, Muirhead, Cornia & Howard
  • Tiffany Vermillion, Meru Health
  • Jen Haines, President & CEO (ex-officio)