Advocating for Wyoming’s Community Colleges

About WACCT

Who We Are
The Wyoming Association of Community College Trustees is a non-profit organization of community college governing boards, representing the 49 elected trustees who govern Wyoming’s 7 community colleges.

Our Mission
The mission of the Wyoming Association of Community College Trustees is to advocate a unified vision and voice on behalf of the seven Wyoming community college boards of trustees, in collaboration with their college presidents, to promote their mutual interests in continued quality, strength, vitality, leadership development and effectiveness of its member colleges.

Our Vision
The Wyoming Association of Community College Trustees will be the leading information source and advocate for Wyoming’s community colleges, shaping public policy that strengthens community college education, and providing trustee development to ensure effective governing boards

WACCT Board Officers

Walter Wragge

Walter Wragge

President

Northern Wyoming
Community College District

George Eckman

George Eckman

Vice President

Western Wyoming
Community College

Don Erickson

Don Erickson

Treasurer

Laramie County
Community College

Carolyn Danko

Carolyn Danko

Secretary

Northwest
College

WACCT Staff

WACCT Executive Director – Erin Taylor

Erin Taylor, of Taylor Strategies and Consulting, LLC, Cheyenne, serves as the Executive Director of the Wyoming Association of Community College Trustees (WACCT).  Erin has more than twenty years of experience working in the public policy arena at the federal, state and local level. Taylor earned an undergraduate in economics and her master of science in regulatory and environmental economics from the University of Wyoming.  She is active in her community through Cheyenne Rotary and local service organizations.

Taylor received several prestigious awards and recognitions over the term of her career, including:

  • Graduate of Leadership Wyoming, 2006
  • Named one of Wyoming’s 40 Under 40, 2008.
  • U.S. Senate Leadership Summit for Young Professionals, 2006
  • U.S. Senate Women’s Leadership Summit, 2008.
  • Past president of the Wyoming Society for Association Executives
  • Graduate of the Institute of Organizational Management, a professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 2011
  • Appointed by Governor Matt Mead to the Wyoming Arts Council
  • Appointed by Governor Matt Mead to the Wyoming Lottery Corporation
  • 2011 Participant in the American Council of Young Political Leaders exchange to Pakistan and India
  • Wyoming Business Report’s Women of Influence Award 2013, Non-profit category

Colleges

The Wyoming Association of Community College Trustees is composed of 49 trustees from Wyoming’s seven community colleges.

Click on the links below to learn more about each college, and about each college’s Board of Trustees.