Gary Wilmot, Executive Director, Wyoming Outdoor Council: Based in Lander since the late 1980’s, Gary was hired as the development director of the Wyoming Outdoor Council in 2008. He became associate director in 2009, and accepted the position of executive director in 2013. Gary holds a bachelor’s degree in geology as well as a teaching certification from James Madison University. Prior to his work at the Outdoor Council, Gary worked at the National Outdoor Leadership School for 20 years. During his tenure he was a senior field instructor, a program coordinator, an associate director, and a major gifts officer. Gary was part of the first single season ascent of the three highest peaks in Alaska. He summited Denali, Mount Foraker, and Mount Hunter. Gary is also an avid marathoner and he serves on the board of the Lander Community Foundation.
About the Wyoming Outdoor Council: The mission of the Wyoming Outdoor Council is to protect Wyoming’s environment and quality of life for future generations.