• Board of Directors & Staff

  • Mieke Madrid

    President

    Mieke currently works as the Community Relations/Grant Writer for the City of Evanston. She’s lived in Evanston with her husband, Jeff, a native of Evanston, since 1997 and thinks it is by far the best city in Wyoming. She has been involved in a number of community events and programs over the years, including Soroptimists International (women’s service organization), the Renewal Ball, Brew Fest, Relay for Life, the Uinta County Economic Development Commission, Evanston Rotary Club, Roundhouse Festival, Southwest Wyoming Tourism Committee, and the Evanston Main Street Program. She feels Evanston has a tremendous amount to offer any citizen or visitor in a variety of aspects—from recreational activities and cultural events to business development and employment opportunities. She enjoys hiking, reading and spending time with family, friends and her zany Jack Russell Terrier.

  • Erica Bailey

    Vice Presdident
     

    Erica Bailey is the Marketing Director at Evanston Regional Hospital and CEO of CWG Digital, a digital marketing agency based in Evanston. She is a dedicated and dynamic executive with over a decade of experience in business, marketing and brand development, with a specialty in growth marketing strategies for a broad spectrum of small to medium-sized businesses. She has an extensive background in all aspects of small business, start-up and non-profit management, easily moving from vision and strategy to hands-on implementation and operational control. Erica studied at Arizona State University and Stevens Henager College obtaining her Masters degree in business with an emphasis on social and organizational behavior. 

  • David Benton

    Treasurer

    David was born and raised in sunny Jacksonville, Florida.  His career and family have led him to Iowa and then to Wyoming.  David has been in the banking business for over 20 years.  Currently David is the Branch Manger of First Bank, Division of Glacier Bank.  Prior to his current position, David has done various jobs in the banking field from Personal Banker to being a District Manager.  David enjoys helping people learn and work through their financial dreams. When David isn’t working, he enjoys fishing, hunting and spending time with his family.  He has a wife and son whom he prides himself on.  He enjoys watching his son grow and participate in sports.  His son is an active participant of Football and wrestling.  You may hear him from time to time cheering him on from the crowd or the side of a wrestling mat.  David enjoys watching college and NFL games on the weekends.  During the week, you will see him strolling the town in a suit and tie – but on the weekends, he is in fishing bibs or sporting a shirt from his favorite College football, the Florida Gator shirt. 

  • Jeannie Staley

    Secretary

    Jeannie is a native of Evanston. She raised 3 children that are now grown and has one Grandson. She worked at the Posey Shop her Mother owned before starting her career in Real Estate. Business has always been in the Family. Meeting new people & finding them the right home is her passion making new lifetime friends. She enjoys crafting, floral designing, shopping & gardening.She has furthered her education in Real Estate obtaining the highest certification  “Certified Residential Specialist” Her love for this Community lead her to being involved with the Red Carpet Ambassadors & Chamber of Commerce for the past 10 years.

  • Brent Hatch

    Brent was born and raised in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, in 1980, Brent moved to Evanston, Wyoming, where he met his wife Rhonda, they have one daughter, who with her husband and three children also live in Evanston. For over the past 36 years Brent has worked in the financial, he has owned and managed several businesses in the area.  Brent enjoys providing service to others, he is the current Chairman of the Uinta County Economic Development Commission, A member of Evanston Regional Hospital Board, A Member of Jumpstart Evanston, A Member of Uinta County Suicide and Substance Abuse Coalition, A Member of the Uinta County Public Health Incident Management Task Force and A Member of SWOT(Southwest Wyoming Off-road Trails).  Brent can often be found at the Lords Store House and other service organizations around Evanston reaching out to others. Brent enjoys camping, hiking and enjoying the outdoors, he has hiked Kings Peak several times, during the eclipse a couple years ago Brent with some friends hiked Gannett Peak. Recently Brent with some friends hiked Mount Timpanogos. 

     

     

  • Trent Cluny

    Trent grew up in Evanston and graduated from Evanston High School in 1998. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wyoming and later his Doctor of Optometry from Pacific University College of Optometry where he graduated with distinction in 2009. While at Pacific, he served as a member of the student council and worked as a Spanish language interpreter in the university’s vision centers. He was also a member of the Optometric Honor’s Society.Dr. Cluny worked in clinical research as well as pre- and post-operative LASIK care in Oregon before joining an optometry practice in Olympia, Washington. He practiced there for 10 years, and in 2021 found a welcome opportunity to move back to his hometown. While in Washington he was actively involved with the local chamber of commerce and volunteered time at a community clinic, providing no-cost vision exams in English and Spanish for uninsured community members.Trent is married to Hanni and they have three children that they are happy to raise here in Evanston. He is looking forward to being an active member of the Evanston community. 

     

  • Executive Director - Tammy Staley

  • Executive Assistant - Stormie Shafer