Eric Joppa

Executive Director

Eric joined Community Services Network of Wyoming (CSNOW) in late 2019 as Executive Director and hit the ground running. As Executive Director, Eric is responsible for carrying out the mission and vision of CSNOW and build networking relationships with agencies, both CSBG and others all across the state. In his work with CSNOW, Eric helps bring multiple state and private agencies together to better meet the goals of the CSBG and to further the mission of CSNOW through training, managing resources and problem solving. Eric thinks big and views challenges as opportunities. Originally from California, Eric has a Master’s Degree in Leadership from Hope International University and has been leading non-profit organizations for over 20 years. Eric and his wife reside in Cheyenne with their two children and enjoy the outdoors, their dogs, and their community.

Board Members:

Kyle Borger

President: Executive Director, Goshen Help

Bio coming soon!

Susan Carr

Director, Compass Center For Families

Susan Carr is the Executive Director of Compass Center for Families serving in Sheridan and Johnson Counties. Prior to joining Compass in 2010, Susan was the Publisher and Director of Marketing for the Buffalo Bulletin. Since joining Compass, Susan has grown operations from a $250,000 annual budget to now just over $1 million in revenue. She is the CSBG Grantee manager for the Johnson County Tripartite Board and the CSBG sub-grantee program manager in Sheridan County. She is a current member of the Sheridan County Coalition Against Violence, The Association of Ancilitory and Family Courts, A member of the Supervised Visitation Network and the National CASA/GAL Association.

Sarah Green

Info soon

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Ivy McGowan-Castleberry

Region 8 RPIC Representative: 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.

Ann M. Perkins, Ph.D.

Community Prevention Manager, Sheridan County

Ann M. Perkins has worked in the field of Education and Early Childhood for over 20 years. With a Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies with an emphasis on Family Policy and Resource Management, Ann has taught courses that cross the life span, specifically focusing on Early Childhood Education and Family Well-Being with an interest on Family Resources. As a graduate student, Ann studied resiliency in children and families, and passionately believes that investments in our youth will pay off dividends in their future. 

Ann has worked in the field of Prevention for Sheridan County since July 2018 after teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level at Iowa State University, North Dakota State University, Montana State University and Sheridan College. Ann is involved in numerous philanthropic organizations in Sheridan including P.E.O. She has served as a Trustee for Sheridan County School District #2 since 2009.


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