Cheyenne, WY (KGWN) Governor Matt Mead has a new policy director. In a press release, Mead named Mary Kay Hill as his Policy Director. Hill takes over for Shawn Reese who was selected as the CEO of the Wyoming Business Council.
According to the release, Hill brings significant policy experience to the position, as Deputy Policy Director for Governor Mead, Policy Director for Governor Jim Geringer and Media Director for U.S. Senator Al Simpson.
Additionally, Governor Mead selected Jerimiah Rieman for his Natural Resources Policy Director. Rieman was the Governor’s Natural Resources Policy Advisor and before that an administrator for the Wyoming Workforce Development Council.
“I have worked to strengthen Wyoming’s focus in a number of areas including an energy strategy, a water strategy, state leadership in land use and establishing Wyoming as a business friendly state,” Governor Mead said in the release. “Mary Kay and Jerimiah are talented leaders and will work hard to make sure we continue this momentum. Shawn Reese has done a tremendous job for me and for Wyoming. I am glad to have him as the head of the Business Council.”