Mark Harshman (Chair)

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Mark Harshman of Casper represents the Wyoming Fire Chiefs Association, has been a member of the Commission since its inception. He currently serves as Chairman, and was instrumental in the development and buildout of the emergency services communication system in Natrona County.

Harshman has lived in Casper all of his life, has been a member of the Casper Fire EMS Department for 41 years, and is currently a Deputy Chief.  He earned his Associates Degree in Fire Science from Casper College, and has been a Fire Science Instructor at the college for many years.  

Harshman and his wife Tracy have five (5) children, and enjoy participating in many outdoor activities. He is also an Eagle Scout, and volunteers his time as an Assistant Scout Master in Casper.


Jack "Skip" Hornecker (Vice Chair)

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Skip Hornecker of Lander represents the Sheriff’s Association, and has been a member of the Commission since its inception, currently serving as Vice Chairman.  

He has been a member of the law enforcement community since 1984, holding positions as Detention Deputy, Patrol Deputy, DARE Deputy, Search and Rescue Coordinator, Lieutenant Captain, and Sherriff of Fremont County for the past 16 years.  He has also served on many boards, councils, and associations, including the Wyoming Sherriff’s, Wyoming Sheriff’s and Chiefs of Police, Wyoming Peace Officer’s, Wyoming Search and Rescue, National Sheriff’s, Western State’s Sheriff’s, Drug Abuse Resistance Education, Advisory Council on Juvenile Justice, and the Wyoming Court Security Commission.

Hornecker has lived in Fremont County the majority of his life, growing up on a ranch just outside of Lander, and currently on his own acreage northeast of Hudson.  He has been married to his best friend Margie for the past 43 years, and they have three (3) children, and 10 grandchildren.


William "Doug" Frank (Secretary)

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Doug Frank is the Mayor of Glenrock, Wyoming, and represents Wyoming Municipalities, currently serving as Secretary.  He is a Partner with RealWyo.Com, LLC, and he and his wife Maribel own and operate the Historic Higgins Hotel in Glenrock, Wyoming. 

Growing up in a ranching family in the nearby Sandhills of Western Nebraska, and with family as life-long Wyomingites, Glenrock is home. Frank spent many years in the management consulting and business advisory profession in healthcare, financial services, and manufacturing industries throughout the United States.


Kebin Haller

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Kebin Haller of Cheyenne represents the Wyoming Department of Transportation, and has served as the administrator and commanding officer of the Wyoming Highway Patrol since September of 2015.

Haller, a graduate of Rawlins High School, holds an Associate's Degree in Business from Casper College and a Bachelor's Degree in Administration of Justice from the University of Wyoming. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy.

Before joining the Highway Patrol, he was deputy director of the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI). Haller began his law enforcement career in 1991 as a police officer in Rawlins. In 1997, he joined DCI, serving in Green River and Riverton, before his promotion to deputy director and move to Cheyenne in 2003.

Haller is an executive board member of the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area, and a past president of the Wyoming Peace Officers Association.


Jonathan Downing

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Jonathan Downing represents the Public-at-Large and has served as a Commissioner since 2014. Downing has held leadership positions with the Wyoming Liberty Group, Wyoming Mining Association, and Wyoming Contractors Association. He holds Finance and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Wyoming.

Downing previously worked for the Wyoming House of Representatives, Governor Jim Geringer, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, former Secretary of State and State Treasurer Joe Meyer and the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services.  He has served as an advisor to a number of Wyoming leaders.  

Throughout Downing’s career he has served on the Board of Directors of several organizations. He has demonstrated an ability to strategically manage public policy issues, government relations, and grant programs. 

He has also been a volunteer for a number of charitable non-profit organizations.


Dwane Pacheco

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Dwane Pacheco, of Rock Springs, represents the Wyoming Association of Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police.  He is in his fourth year as Police Chief, and has been with the department for 28 years. Pacheco grew up in Rock Springs, spent 4 ½ years active duty US Air Force before retiring from the Air Force Reserve in 2007, and graduated from the 201st Session of the FBI National Academy.  

He has served as president of the United Way of Southwest Wyoming, past Grand Knight of the Frank Plemel Council 2441 Knights of Columbus, President of the Rock Springs Police Protective Association, and is active with community youth.  

Pacheco is married with three (3) children, and enjoys fishing, camping, and hunting in our great state.   


Forrest "Frosty" Williams

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Frosty Williams, Deputy Director of Operations with the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, represents State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies.  He has spent approximately 30 years working as a public servant in law enforcement, working for DCI for the past 26 years and prior to that, for the Campbell County Sheriff's Department for four (4) years.  

Williams has a Bachelor of Science Degree, attended the FBI National Academy, and has completed numerous hours of Peace Officer Certified Training.  He enjoys spending time with his two (2) children, and fishing.    


Mike Choma

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Mike Choma, of Casper, represents the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD), and was first appointed to the Commission in June of 2015.  He has served the WGFD for 27 years in various positions, including District Game Warden, Law Enforcement Coordinator, and currently as the Department's Law Enforcement Program Manager.  

Choma, who grew up in Elmwood Park, New Jersey, earned his Bachelor's Degree in Wildlife Management from the University of Maine, and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy (Class 244).  Choma and his wife, Marial, have two (2) children, and he enjoys hunting, fishing and other outdoor recreation activities.  


Paul Bertoglio

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Paul Bertoglio is a Natrona County Commissioner and has represented the Wyoming County Commissioners Association since September 2018.   After being appointed to fill a vacated Commissioner seat in May 2016, he was elected to a full term in November, 2018.    Prior to his service as a County Commissioner, Paul served as a Casper City Councilman for almost seventeen years, three terms as its Mayor, and as the President of the Wyoming Association of Municipalities along with numerous other Boards and Commissions.

Originally form Deer Lodge, Montana, Paul graduated from the Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering. He has spent the majority of his professional career in Casper where he is currently a managing member in three oilfield related businesses.

Paul has been married to his best friend Jackie for 36 years.  They have three (3) daughters and one grandson.  In his free time, he enjoys golfing, yard work and gardening.


David Gier

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David Gier is a Firefighter /Paramedic, and works for the City of Rawlins, where he was born and raised. He started his medical career in the U.S. Army in 1988 following high school. David spent 6 years in the Army as a medical specialist, reaching the rank of E-5.  After the army, he spent time in Florida working as an EMT before moving back to Wyoming in 2007.  

David has an Associate’s Degree in Paramedic Medicine, and is working toward his Bachelor’s Degree in Emergency Management. In his off time he enjoys all that Wyoming has to offer, including hunting, fishing, camping, and trail rides with family.


Martin Armajo

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