Board of Directors

The Foundation’s Board of Directors

The Foundation is governed by an independent, voluntary board of directors who represent each county in the PRECorp service area. The Foundation Board governs the operation of the Foundation and sets the framework for the Foundation’s active role in helping charities. These board members are just like you, members of the community, they volunteer their time and many hours to support the Foundation and their communities.

John Flocchini, Wright, is the Foundation board chairperson. Other members are Susan Berry, Buffalo; Mary Yemington, Sundance; Billie Little, Leiter; Kathleen Tavegie, Newcastle; Zeta Anderson, Devils Tower; and Phil Jordan, Campbell County.

 

Armando “John” Flocchini, PRECorp Foundation Chair – Campbell County
John grew up working for his family’s company, the Durham Meat Company, in San Jose, California. As he got older, he spent his summers at the family ranch, the Durham Ranch, in Wright, Wyoming. After graduating with a degree in Agriculture from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, he took over the management of the Durham Ranch in Wright in 1995. He has lived in Campbell County for 32 years. He is married to Gaylynn and together they have 5 daughters. When not raising Buffalo or assisting his community, John likes to run, fly fish, garden, fly planes and travel. He is also a National Bison Association past president, an active member at Blessed Sacrament Church, a Parish Council member, and a Wright Community Development committee member.

 

Susan Berry, PRECorp Foundation Vice Chair, Johnson County
Susan Berry was born and raised in Riverton, Wyoming. Before retiring, Susan spent many years as a teacher of secondary language arts education in Colorado, Oregon, and Wyoming. She has lived in Buffalo, Wyoming for 36 years (1976 until now) and was a respected teacher at Buffalo High School for 25 years. Susan now assists her husband with Flat Iron Storage, a small business the couple has owned for the last 5 years. She is a proud grandparent of four, and mother to two daughters. In her free time she enjoys bridge, reading, and tending to her flower gardens.

 

Zeta Anderson, At-Large, PRECorp Foundation Secretary/Treasurer – Crook County
Zeta Nuckolls Anderson is a third-generation Crook County resident. She was raised on a sheep and cattle ranch at the base of the Little Missouri Buttes northwest of Devils Tower. After attending Casper College she lived in Nebraska for 10 years earning a Consumer Affairs Bachelor Degree and Adult Education Masters Degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her heart’s desire was to return to her beloved Wyoming which she did 21 years ago. She worked for National Park Service, and  as a substitute teacher before becoming the Rozet Elementary Library-Media Paraprofessional as well as a Campbell County staff development instructor.
She has been a 4-H leader for over 15 years, coordinates the Missoula Children’s Theatre residency in Sundance, and volunteers for several school/community organizations and events. She is a learning coach for her daughters online public schools and a parent advocate. Zeta and her husband of Gary, along with daughters Grace and Faith, live on an acreage that was part of Lorey and Mildred Anderson’s ranch in the center of the county. They raise Rambouillet sheep for the girls’ 4-H projects.

 

Mary Yemington, Crook County

Mary Yemington spent her formative years crisscrossing the United States, but the Crook County area has been her home base for many years. Mary and her husband Bob own the John Deere dealership in Sundance, WY and a ranch near Devils Tower. Mary does the bookkeeping and works with cattle and horses on the ranch, which is powered by Powder River Energy.
The Yemingtons have three grown children and two grandchildren. Her hobbies include reading, yard work, and firewood duty with her husband. Mary has served several terms on the Crook County Library Board; and is a member of the Crook County Land Use Planning and Zoning Commission.

 

Billie Little, Johnson County
 Billie, though a retired teacher after a career of 38 years, doesn’t spend her time idle. Billie brings to the Foundation position of chairman experience and a dedication to her community. She has served on 8 Sheridan County Commissions, is involved with the Sheridan County Historic Preservation Commission (Chair), the Sheridan Community Land Trust, and is a Republican Committee woman. She also is involved with historic research and planning and zoning. Billie’s background includes living on a ranch in Leiter with her husband, and education including a B.S. from the University of Kansas and a Masters from the University of Colorado (in addition to added hours in educational certifications). Billie receives power to her ranch, wells, barn and other buildings from PRECorp.

Kathleen Tavegie, Weston County
Kathleen was born and raised in Newcastle, Wyoming. A teacher, Kathleen received her degree in education from Loretto Heights College in Denver, Colorado and graduated with a major in music and a minor in education. Kathleen returned to Newcastle right after college and taught school in Newcastle until 2006. Kathleen was married to Robert Tavegie, now deceased. Kathleen still lives on the family ranch in Newcastle, where she is helped by her sons. Kathleen enjoys her retirement and time with her grandchildren. Kathleen is also a member of Weston County Health Services Foundation Board and is an active member of her church.

Phil Jordan, Campbell County

Phphil-jordan-tonedil Jordan, Campbell County, joined the Foundation Board in 2016. He is a local entrepreneur, owner of Jordan Company, that has business interests in energy (i.e. crude petroleum and natural gas), recreation, agriculture, and related services.