Wyoming Transportation Commissioners
Bruce McCormack - Chairman
Bruce McCormack, of Cody, represents Commission District 5, which includes Big Horn, Hot Springs, Park and Washakie counties. He is the long-time editor and publisher of the Cody Enterprise newspaper, and is a former co-owner of the newspaper.
McCormack is a graduate of Memorial High School in Houston, Texas, and he earned a B.A. in journalism from Michigan State University in 1975. He has been involved in the newspaper business in Wyoming for the past 35 years, working in Rawlins, Cheyenne and Lander, prior to moving to Cody in 1984.
McCormack is a member of the Wyoming Press Association and the Cody Country Chamber of Commerce, and is currently vice-chairman of the Park County Library Board. He has also volunteered with the Buffalo Bill Historical Center and has assisted with youth ski programs and tourism promotion in his community.
Clair Anderson - Vice Chair
Clair Anderson, of Riverton, represents Commission District 7, which includes Converse, Fremont and Natrona counties. Anderson heads up Bonneville Transloaders, Inc. (BTI), a diversified transportation company that specializes in supporting the mineral and petroleum industries. Anderson started with BTI in 1986 as a truck driver and earned a series of promotions until becoming president in 2008. In total, he counts 43 years of experience in the trucking industry.
Anderson is a native of Utah, where he graduated from high school and attended technical school. He is a U.S. Army veteran and a graduate of the Rocky Mountain Employers’ Council. He has earned certification from Wyoming Business Leadership Institute and is a long-term member of the Wyoming Trucking Association (WTA), where he currently serves 2nd Vice President on the Board of Directors.
Anderson enjoys hunting, fishing and golf during his free time. He and his wife Kathy have two grown children, also Riverton residents, who are involved in transportation and agricultural industries.
Ted Ertman, of Newcastle, represents Commission District 6, which covers Crook, Niobrara, Weston counties. Prior to joining the commission, he completed 12 years of service to the Weston County Commission, including five years as chairman. During his tenure on the County Commission, he served as a member of the Wyoming County Commissioners Association’s Road and Bridge Committee. He has also been a member and served as chair of the Wyoming Technology Transfer Center and the Wyoming County Roads Standards in Committee.
He has worked for Belle Fourche Pipeline and is currently employed by Eighty-Eight Oil Co., subsidiaries of the Casper-based True Companies. During his career, Ertman has worked as a crude oil field gauger, pipeline operator, and an oil station operator.
Ertman, a lifelong resident of the Newcastle area, has an associate degree in applied science from Sheridan College. He and his wife, Marty, have raised four children.
Milt Coulter, of Gillette, represents Commission District 4, which includes Campbell, Sheridan and Johnson counties. He was appointed by Gov. Matt Mead in February 2012 to fill the vacancy on the Commission which had resulted from the death of Jim Hladky the previous October.Coulter holds a civil engineering degree from the University of Wyoming. He worked for the Wyoming Highway Department for two summers, and in 1964 he was hired by the Department full time as a surveyor in the Laramie field office and then as a engineer for the Bridge Department until 1967.He served as a commissioner for the Wyoming Real Estate Commission from 1975 to 1981. He is also a former member of the Wyoming Army National Guard and the Gillette Rotary Club, and a current member of the American Legion Drill Team.
K. John Dooley
K. John Dooley, of Laramie, represents Commission District 2, which encompasses Albany, Carbon and Sweetwater counties. He is president of Dooley Oil, Inc., a family-owned and operated petroleum product distributor servicing clients in southeastern Wyoming and northern Colorado.
Dooley, who was born in Casper, graduated from Laramie High School. He is a 1988 business administration graduate of Colorado State University.
He has volunteered with the Albany County United Way, Laramie Economic Development Corp., Laramie Little League and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, and he’s a board member of First National Bank of Wyoming. He and his wife Tracy have two children. Among spare-time pursuits, he counts fishing, golf and youth sports.
Bob Ruwart, of Wheatland, represents Commission District 1, which includes Goshen, Platte and Laramie counties. Ruwart owns and operates Bob Ruwart Motors. He has an associate's degree in automotive marketing from Northwoods Institute, and moved to Wheatland in 1990 from his native Colorado to buy the business that now bears his name.
He has chalked up extensive community service, with memberships and leadership positions with the Wheatland Junior Chamber of Commerce, the Platte County Chamber of Commerce, the Wheatland Economic Development Board, and the Wyoming Automobile Dealers Association. He is serving his second term on the Platte County Economic Development Board of Directors and is a member of an advisory board for the First State Bank of Wheatland.
During his spare time, Ruwart enjoys snowmobiling and riding ATVs, and spending time at the mountain cabin that he and his wife, Rhonda, built.
Todd Seeton, of Jackson, represents Commission District 3, serving Lincoln, Sublette, Teton and Uinta counties. Seeton is an agency manager for Mountain West Farm Bureau Insurance. He has lived in Teton County for 26 years and joined Mountain West Farm Bureau in 1995. He and his wife, Laura, also operate Granite Management, which manages Granite Hot Springs and other recreational sites in Bridger-Teton National Forest.
He is a long-term member of the Rotary Club of Jackson Hole and the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce. Among favorite hobbies are outdoor activities with his family, hunting, fishing, backcountry skiing and golf.