Board Information

2018 Board Meeting Schedule

All meetings will be held in the Casper office of Wyoming Independent Living, unless otherwise noted.  

  • August 6, 10 am (Casper College Gateway Building, room 225)
  • September 14, 11 am
  • November 30, 11 am


Statement of Mission

Our Board-Adopted Mission is: 

Advancing independence, dignity and a world without barriers where people with disabilities are empowered to participate fully in our communities and our individual life choices


Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Garrett Roark - President - Cheyenne

Joe Schaffner - Vice President - Casper

Vicki Swenson - Secretary - Gillette

Doug Cermak - Treasurer - Lusk


Rose Rennell - Gillette

Eliabeth Ladeburg - Casper 

If you wish to contact a Board Member, please call the main office - 1-800-735-8322 or 266-6956.

WIL Board Member Responsibilities

Determining the required number and types of employees.

Determining job classification content

Approving the recommendations of the Executive Director on the disciplining, suspending, and dismissing of employees.

Expanding or diminishing services.

Subcontracting any work of operations.

Establishing and changing policy governing methods of operation.

Conducting internal inquiries into matters affecting management policies and practices.

Prescribing forms and procedures for use in matters of personnel.

Having access to all personnel records.

Hiring, evaluating, supervising, and dismissing the Executive Director.

Disclosing all conflicts of or incompatibility of interest matters for public record.

Refraining from discussing and voting in conflicts of or incompatibility of interest matters.

Taking all necessary actions to perform its functions in emergencies.

WILR Board of Directors shall meet every other month (or more frequently, if needed) to review agency functions, fiscal accountability, and to initiate program development. All Board meetings are public. An annual Board of Directors meeting shall be held in December of each year to review the agency's financial status, goals and objectives, and to elect officers.

The Board of Directors works in partnership with it Executive Director: the board governs and the Executive Director manages the operations. Together they provide leadership and offer each other the support necessary to accomplish the aims of the organization.

Wyoming Independent Living - Advancing Independence & Dignity



1:00 to 2:00 Opening remarks and Keynote Speaker (TBA)
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