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Harry C. LaBonde, Jr., PE, Director 
6920 Yellowtail Rd, Cheyenne, WY 82002 
Phone: 307-777-7626 

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The commission is responsible for the coordination, development and planning of Wyoming's water and related land resources. The commission consists of ten members. They shall be appointed by the Governor with approval of the Senate. Appointments are for a term of four years. A political split is required.

Water Development Commissioners

Name City Pol Aff Expiration
Nick Bettas, SecretaryKemmererD3/1/2019
Travis BrockieFort WashakieD3/1/2018
Karen Budd-Falen, At LargeCheyenneR 3/1/2017
Floyd Canfield, ChairmanSundanceR3/1/2017
David EvansCheyenneD3/1/2019
Sheridan Little, Vice-ChairmanLeiterR3/1/2019
William ResorWilsonD3/1/2017
Jeanette SekanCodyD3/1/2019
Rodney WagnerLingleR3/1/2017
Todd WerbelowGreybullR3/1/2017

Wyoming Water Development Office
6920 Yellowtail Road; Cheyenne, WY 82002
PH (307) 777-7626, FAX 777-6819

Name Email Position
Harry C LaBonde, Jr, PEharry.labonde@wyo.govDirector
Andrea Admin/Fiscal Manager
Janet Accountant
Nancy Casnernancy.casner@wyo.govOffice Support Specialist
Jon Wade, PG Deputy Director - Planning
Kevin J Boyce, PGkevin.boyce@wyo.govProject Manager
Keith E Clarey, PGkeith.clarey@wyo.govProject Manager
Barry B Lawrencebarry.lawrence@wyo.govProject Manager
Dave K Myer, PE dave.myer@wyo.govProject Manager
Jodie Pavlica, PEjodie.pavlica@wyo.govProject Manager
Chace Tavelli, PEchace.tavelli@wyo.govRiver Basin Planning Supervisor
Vacant PositionProject Manager
Jodee Pringjodee.pring@wyo.govProject Manager
Katie Talbottkatie.talbott@wyo.govOutreach Coordinator
Jason Mead, PEjason.mead@wyo.govDeputy Director - Dams and Reservoirs
Andrew Linch, EITandrew.linch@wyo.govProject Manager
Tony D Rutherfordtony.rutherford@wyo.govProject Manager
Brian Smithbrian.smith@wyo.govDam Technician
Bryan Clerkin, PEbryan.clerkin@wyo.govDeputy Director - Construction
Dale Anderson, PEdale.anderson@wyo.govEngineering Consultant
Bill Brewer, PE, PGbill.brewer@wyo.govEngineering Consultant
Keith Brookshire, PEkeith.brookshire@wyo.govEngineering Consultant
Keenan Hendon, PEkeenan.hendon@wyo.govEngineering Consultant
Wade Verplancke, PEwade.verplancke@wyo.govEngineering Consultant
David Ward, PEdave.ward@wyo.govEngineering Consultant
Abigail Boudewynsabigail.boudewyns@wyo.govAssistant Attorney General
Shawn Reeseshawn.reese@wyo.govWyoming Business Council, CEO
Pat Tyrrellpatrick.tyrrell@wyo.govWyoming State Engineer
Greg Kerrrrek@uwyo.eduUniversity of Wyoming

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