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Executive Director
(307) 772-8751

Pam has worked with non-profit groups as far away as Rhode Island, but has always been drawn to the western way of life. She moved to a Wyoming ranch in 2002, and worked for The Nature Conservancy prior to opening a Dubois office for the Jackson Hole Land Trust. Having grown up in a small farming community in Connecticut, Pam remembers watching the countryside she loved disappear. This experience, and a life-long interest in American history and culture, has steered Pam’s career course toward protecting unique components of American heritage, including people who make their living on the land on a daily basis.

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 Lance Schutte
(307) 772-8751

Working on various ranches in Nebraska and Wyoming gave Lance Schutte a deep appreciation for the work and services that agricultural producers provide. Lance grew up in Hastings, Nebraska and is a 2006 graduate of Chadron State College where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Rangeland Management. Lance expects to complete work on a Masters of Agriculture degree in Integrated Resource Management from Colorado State University in December of 2012. Lance brings years of experience of work with WY State Lands and Investments and the Natural Resources Conservation Service to his new responsibilities.Lance and his wife, Alicia, have two children, Wyatt  and Jordan and Lance says that they wish them to have the opportunity to enjoy Wyoming as it should be enjoyed, with wide open spaces. “The hard work and dedication that agricultural producers exhibit are traits that one should attempt to emulate, and I hope to accomplish this task. Our family believes that the conservation of agricultural lands is very important, and that is why I look forward to serving agricultural producers and the community as the Stewardship Coordinator for the Wyoming Stock Growers Agricultural Land Trust.”

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Margaret Cox
Business Manager (307) 772-8751

Margaret was born and raised in Cheyenne, Wyoming. She is a graduate of the University of Wyoming with a Masters degree in Finance and Bachelors of Science degrees in both Economics and Finance. Prior to joining the Stock Growers Land Trust Margaret was the Operations Manager for Youth Alternatives.Margaret is an active volunteer in the Cheyenne community. She is a member of the Cheyenne Kiwanis Club, Women’s Civic League, Wyoming Senior Olympics host committee and a member of the Cheyenne Frontier Days Public Relations Committee. Margaret and her husband Matt are natives of Cheyenne. They enjoy golfing, traveling and other hobbies.

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Tara McCormick
Administrative Assistant
(307) 772-8751

Tara was born in Lewisville, TX and has lived in several different states including; the high plains of Wyoming, the bayous of Louisiana, the corn fields of Illinois, and from the beaches to the hill country of Texas. She grew up always outdoors and when she wasn’t hunting fishing or camping with her family she was on horseback. Her love for the outdoors and agriculture led her to a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science and graduate studies in Equine Exercise Physiology from Texas A&M University and a Masters in Agriculture and Consumer Resources from Tarleton State University. During college she was the President of the Texas A&M Horseman’s Association, Treasurer of the National Collegiate Horseman’s Association, assistant coach for the Texas A&M Stock Horse Team and competed on the Texas A&M Horse Judging Team.  Tara and her husband Cory are 2012 transfers to Wyoming and have a daughter Brynnley and two dogs Sadie and Sam. They enjoy traveling, fishing, hiking, camping and hunting together as much as they can.