Board Members:

President: Jim Hissong, Coordinator, Uinta County Human Services

Phone: (307) 789-7194  Email:

Jim has an M.A. in Political Science/Public Administration.  After 20 years teaching and coaching at Mountain View High School and Western Wyoming Community College, Jim changed careers and became Human Services Coordinator for Uinta County in 1999.  As UCHS Coordinator, one of Jim’s duties is to administer the Community Services Block Grant for the Tripartite Board.  Using the WayBack Machine,Jim has gone through all the iterations of State CSBG directors since Gary Maier. Presently, as Community Services Network of Wyoming Chair, Jim provides a voice of experience in discussions involving policy for programs targeting low-income persons.

When Jim is not playing The Consummate Bureaucrat he enjoys his empty nest with his wife, Susan, and mutt, Wrigley (Go Cubs, Go!). In a few years he will spend more time driving his drift boat down the river and swinging streamers to salmonids.

Region 8 RPIC Representative: Ivy McGowan-Castleberry, Public Information Coordinator, Office of Campbell County Commissioners

Ivy has a B.S. in Legal Studies (pre-law) and is currently working on her M.A. from Purdue in Public Administration.

Ivy is an experienced federal and state grant administrator and public communications coordinator. During her time as the executive director for a local non-profit organization in Lake County, Montana Ivy worked closely with a variety of federal funding programs ranging from CSBG, substance abuse treatment and prevention, suicide prevention and domestic violence prevention.

In 2012, Ivy and her family moved to Gillette, Wyoming after she accepted a position with the Campbell County Commissioners Office. Since then she has served as the Campbell County Grants Administrator and Public Information Coordinator. In this position, she oversees the administration of approximately 10 million dollars in federal and state grant funding.

Ivy has a passion for helping non-profit organizations achieve their missions and enjoys the opportunity to work closely with a number of incredibly dedicated non-profit organizations. She extends her passion in her private life as well, serving on several boards that provide a vast array of services to local communities and regional partners

Dasa Robertson, Program Coordinator, Community Action of Laramie County

Bio coming soon!

Kyle Borger, Executive Director, Goshen Help

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Ann M. Perkins, Ph.D., Community Prevention Manager, Sheridan County

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