President - Jane Nelson

A Laramie native, Jane attended Laramie schools and then the University of Wyoming. After receiving a doctorate degree in English at the University of Utah, she taught at Texas A&M and then returned to Laramie. After a long and fulfilling career at UW, she is now retired. She enjoys caring for her grandchildren and researching family and local history. Her great grandfather arrived in the Laramie area in 1868, so Jane is part of six generations of working and living in the southern corridor of Carbon, Albany, and Laramie counties.


Vice President - Kim Viner

Kim Viner is a sixth generation Laramie native.  A graduate of Laramie HS and the University of Wyoming, he joined the U.S. Navy in 1974 and served as a Naval Intelligence Officer attaining the rank of Commander. He now spends his time volunteering at the Laramie Plains Museum as a researcher and docent and is on the board of the Albany County Historical Society.  


Treasurer - Cecily Goldie

Bio coming soon!


Board Member - JESSICA FLOCK

Bio coming soon



Board Member - Janice Jacquot

Janice Jacquot retired in 2001 after 40 years working as a secretary.  She enjoys working in the flower gardens, quilting, knitting and reading mysteries, historical novels and biographies.


Board Member - Katherine Kasckow

Katherine Kasckow graduated from the University of Wyoming with a Bachelor's in History and minors in Museum Studies and African American Diaspora Studies. She is currently the Preservation Programs
Assistant at the Alliance for Historic Wyoming, a statewide historic preservation non-profit. She is working on a Wyoming Historical Society research project entitled "Places and Spaces of
Cheyenne's African American Community: A Cultural Landscape Study



 Bob is a Laramie native.After attending the University of Wyoming and the University of Chicago, he worked until retirement as a professor in Atmospheric Science at the University of Wyoming.In addition to teaching, he used their twin-engine research aircraft to study the interaction between the surface and the lower atmosphere.One of his long-standing interests has been the history and operation of railroads in Wyoming and Colorado



Originally from Torrington, Amy Allen moved to Laramie to attend the University of Wyoming in 2014. She graduated with a Bachelor’s in History and a Minor in Museum Studies. Currently, Amy serves as the Onsite Registrar for the Laramie Plains Museum.