The City of Lander Administration consists of the Mayor and Council, City Clerk, City Treasurer, Police Chief, Public Works Director, City Attorney, City Judge and City Fire Chief. The City of Lander Mayor and Council have meetings every Tuesday. Regular meetings are scheduled for the second and fourth Tuesday of each month starting at 6:00 p.m. Work meetings are scheduled for the first, third and fifth Tuesday of each month.
Following in the footsteps of this father, Frank Wolfe who served as Mayor from January, 1964 through October, 1965, Mick Wolfe is in his third term as Mayor of Lander. Prior to being elected Mayor, he served 10 years on the City Council with the last 8 years as Council President. He was the owner of Wolfe Drilling Company, a business started by his grandfather in 1938. Mick is married and has three grown daughters and several grandchildren.
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Nancy grew up on a Christmas tree farm in rural Massachusetts surrounded by a family of artists and educators. She earned a Bachelors degree in Plant and Soil Science from the University of Massachusetts in 1980 and moved to Lander later that year.
Nancy took a job with the City of Lander as the Weed & Pest Control Supervisor in 1981 where she worked for 9 years. During the 1990’s she owned and operated a successful child care facility in downtown Lander. Since 1999 she’s been employed by Fremont County Weed and Pest Control District as an assistant supervisor.
Nancy was appointed to the Lander City Council in 2001 and has run un apposed for that office in 3 general elections. At the present time she serves as Council President. She served on the Boards of the Lander Chamber of Commerce and the Fremont County Weed and Pest Control District. During those terms she had the opportunity to be the Chamber President and the Weed & Pest Board Chairperson.
Nancy currently serves as the President of the Wyoming Mosquito Management Association and the Secretary of the Wyoming Weed & Pest Council.
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I am a Native Landerite. Born in Lander 65 years ago. 6th generation of the Rogers/Laird Family on my mother’s side. 4th generation of Hudson’s.
Education: Associates of Science from Casper College in Life Science. A degree of Mortuary Science from Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science.
Service – Armed Forces: 3 years U.S. Army. 2 years in the 601st Medical Company, Ft. Clayton, Canal Zone, Panama. 1 year with Medical Battalion at Ft. Bliss, Tx; 2nd Armored Division.
Duties: Majority as a training NCO in charge of teaching and records on personnel. Medic and acting Platoon Sgt providing first aid & ambulance for all other operations.
Family: Married 40+ years to my wife Celina and we have two children, Jennifer Hudson Schaff and Candice Wyola Hudson. We have one grandchild, Anthony Wendell Schaff.
I retired from the City of Lander after working 31 years as Supervisor for the Cemetery Department. I also retired from Lander Volunteer Fire Department after serving 16 years; 7 of those years I was a Line Officer including 2 years as Chief.
I am a biologist at heart. I am a true naturalist who enjoys fishing, hunting, hiking, back packing, camping and watching wildlife and nature.
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James “Buddy” Spriggs was born in Lander, WY during the winter of 1935. A ongoing stent in community service began at Fremont County Vocational High School while elected as class president. He has since been inducted into the LVHS Hall of Fame. Following high school, his enrollment in the United States Marine Corp led him to Korea during which he served three honorable years. Upon furthering education, Buddy enrolled at Northwest College in Powell, WY to graduate with a Associate of Arts Degree. He began his career in law enforcement as a peace officer for three years in Powell, WY before moving back to Lander. Once back in Fremont County, Buddy served thirty-four years as a Deputy Sheriff until his retirement in 1997. Since then, fourteen years have been focused on the Lander City Council in furthering service to his community and its citizens.
James “Buddy” Spriggs, Council Member
Dan was born in 1957 in Long Beach, California, moved and was raised in Huntington Beach, California. At 18 years old he moved to Riverton, Wyoming to work in the family owned business, Wind River Ready Mix. He moved to Lander in 1977 where he met and married Janelle. He became a partner and manager of the Ready Mix until selling the business in 2008. At that time he became employed by WYDOT and has been promoted to the maintenance heavy equipment operator position. Dan is an active member of the Lander Volunteer Fire Department for 27 years, is a member of the Lander Masonic Lodge, lifetime member of the Lander Shrine Club, member of the Korein Shrine, 16 year member of the Lander Elks Club, 8 years previously active on the Lander City Council, and 6 years on the Lander Park and Recreation Board. He is an avid hunter and outdoorsman. The couple have two children living in Lander, Josh and Melissa, and one granddaughter, Ruby.
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Cade Maestas was born in Vernal UT where he grew up hunting, fishing, and camping and has carried a love for the outdoors throughout his life. Cade served 6 years in the US Navy, 4 aboard the USS Tennessee, a nuclear ballistic missile submarine based in Kings Bay, GA., and 2 years supporting the deployed Pacific Fleet from Bremerton, WA. After a 5 year stint working with the airline industry Cade moved to Wyoming to work in the Outdoor field. He is a Co-Owner of Bridge Outdoors, a Lander based outdoor products wholesaler founded in 2008.Cade was appointed to City Council in 2011 to fill a mid-term vacancy. He is also a member of the Lander Cycling Club and the Fremont County Recreation Board, where he has served as President since 2010. Cade shares his life with his wife Christine and his 3 young children.
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