Wyoming CLASS Board of Trustees

Investments made on behalf of the Participants are subject to the overall direction of the program’s Board of Trustees, that acts as a liaison between Participants, Custodian, and Program Administrator, serving on behalf of the Participants for staggered terms. The Board of Trustees approves the program’s investment parameters which must fall within the investment stipulations mandated under Wyoming statute for the investment of surplus funds of the Participants. The Board of Trustees has entered into an investment advisory agreement with Public Trust Advisors, LLC, whose responsibilities include all program investment and administrative activities and services provided on behalf of the Participants.

Bill is the County Commissioner for Johnson County; he was elected to the County Commission in 2014, reelected in 2018, and has served as the Chairman since 2016. Previously, he interned with U.S. Senator Craig Thomas and worked as a Research Assistant for U.S. Senator Mike Enzi. In 2017, Bill served as an American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) delegate to China, and in 2018 he completed a Leadership Cohort with the American Enterprise Institute. In 2019, he returned to China with ACYPL to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of normalized relations between the two nations. When not advocating for counties, he operates the 1892 Group, LLC., a boutique public affairs and political consulting firm.

Bill received a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations with methods in Agri-Business Management from Michigan State University and completed an externship with APPICO HITECH in Bangkok, Thailand. He received a Master of Arts in National Security Strategic Studies from the United States Naval War College and studied Civil-Military Relations at the National Defense University. Active within the Wyoming County Commissioners Association, Bill previously chaired the Revenue Committee and received the 2018 Riding for the Brand Award.

Jonathan currently serves as the City Administrator for the City of Douglas, a position he has held since 2018. A Wyoming native, he has extensive experience working with state and local governments and understands the various industries that make Wyoming so unique such as energy, tourism, agriculture, and, most importantly, the people who call Wyoming home. Prior to his role with Douglas, Jonathan served as the Administrator for the Town of Afton. He also previously worked for Lincoln County and the State of Wyoming. Jonathan received a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the ¬†University of Wyoming.

Matt is the Director of Administrative Services for the City of Rock Springs. He joined the City of Rock Springs as a Senior Accountant before being appointed by the Mayor to the Director of Administrative Services. He is currently in charge of six divisions including finance, water/sewer administration, public housing, the historical museum, information technology, and the urban renewal agency. In his capacity with the City, he also serves as the City Clerk and City Treasurer.

Prior to his time at the City of Rock Springs, Matt worked for the State of Montana as an Accountant and has more than twenty years of experience in governmental accounting/finance. He received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration from Carroll College and has been a Certified Public Accountant in Wyoming since 2011. Matt volunteers for the Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County, the United Way of Southwest Wyoming, and the Joint Powers Telecommunications Board in Sweetwater County.