Governor announces updates to his Administration

(Cheyenne, WY) – Governor Mark Gordon announced today, October 1st, a change in roles for those who help serve the public in his Administration.

Julia Thompson has joined the Governor’s staff as his Special Assistant for Constituent Services and Gabi Farmer has been named a Special Assistant to the Governor overseeing boards and commissions.

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Thompson previously worked in the Wyoming Department of Family Services Child Protective Services Division for 20 years, serving as a Supervisor and an Investigator. She also served as a case manager with Adult Community Corrections. Thompson holds a bachelor’s degree in Human Services from Doane University. She takes over a position that was vacated when the prior Special Assistant for Constituent Services, Darlena Potter, moved into the Public Records Ombudsman role in the Governor’s Office.

Farmer has served in the Gordon Administration since June 2019 as the Administrative Coordinator and has been filling the role of Special Assistant for Boards and Commissions for the last several weeks when the position became open. A fourth-generation Wyomingite, Farmer brings community outreach experience through her previous work with many of the state’s non-profits.

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