Abbey Brewer is originally from Bozeman, MT. She graduated from New Mexico State University in 2008 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Business and Economics. After graduating she moved to Melstone, MT, a very rural ranching community of 137 people to serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA. During her VISTA term she focused on Community and Economic Development. Some of the projects she helped jump start were; the community garden, the farmers market, after school programming, Coyote Derby in partnership with FFA and a weekly community newsletter.
After her VISTA term was completed Abbey moved to Cody, WY. She began working with BBBS NWWY as a Match Specialist in July, 2009 and because of her hard work and dedication to our organizations mission, Abbey has been promoted multiple times and is now our Chief Executive Officer. In 2014, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Wyoming served 156 children through one to one mentoring. And each year the agency has shown dramatic improvement in quality service delivery.
Abbey serves on multiple coalitions and boards including; Christ Episcopal Church Mission Committee, Safe Kids of Park County, Suicide Prevention Alliance, Park County Health Coalition, CORE Team and also is a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate).
Gary Sutherland joined Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Wyoming as Chief Financial Officer in 2010. Prior to this role, Gary was the Accounting Manager for Admiral Beverage Corporation for 30 years. Gary holds a B.S. in Commerce, with an Education Certification.
Gary is extremely active in Worland by volunteering with the following organizations; Worland United Methodist Church, Pepsi Wyoming State BBQ & Bluegrass Festival, Katrina Recovery Mission, community choir, Christmas Basket Program, being a Big Brother, Green Hills Golf Course. Gary is married to his amazing wife Laura. They enjoy golfing, fishing and visiting their grandchildren.
Manager (Washakie County, Hot Springs County, Big Horn County)
Danica Prom, Program
Manager (Fremont County)
Director (Park County)
Shayna Florian, Case Manager (Park County)
Board of Directors
Connie Jo Clark, President
Nancy Frederick, Vice President
Retired School Teacher
Rev. Tim Trippel, Secretary
Grace Lutheran Church
Mary Buchanan, Treasurer
Retired Prevention Specialist
Lisa Beamer, Farmers Insurance Agent
Shannon Lusk, Northwest College
Tara Carr, Teton Rehab
Eric Carr, James Gores and Associates
Jenna Anderson, Farmer