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; Zeta Anderson, Devils Tower; Michelle Edwards, Sheridan County; Phil Jordan, Campbell County; and John Riesland, Weston County.
Armando “John” Flocchini
PRECorp Foundation Chair
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.
PRECorp Foundation Vice Chair
Susan Berry was born and raised in Riverton, Wyoming. She earned her degree in secondary education language arts at the University of Wyoming. Before retiring in 2002, Susie spent many years as a teacher of English and speech in Colorado, Oregon, and Wyoming. She has lived in Buffalo, Wyoming since 1976 and was a respected teacher at Buffalo High School for 25 years. Susie and her husband own Flat Iron Storage, a small business the couple purchased in 2005. Tom is a semi-retired veterinarian. They are the parents of two daughters and grandparents of five grandchildren. Susie enjoys playing bridge, reading, traveling, and watching her grandchildren with their sports (rodeo, volleyball, football, wrestling, soccer, and gymnastics).
PRECorp Foundation Secretary/Treasurer
Crook County At-Large
Zeta Nuckolls Anderson is a third-generation Crook County resident. She had a short stint in Nebraska completing a Bachelors Degree and Masters Degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln while working before returning to her beloved Wyoming. She has been a 4-H leader for over 20 years, coordinates the Missoula Children’s Theater residency in Sundance, and volunteers for several school/community organizations and events. She is an advocate with Public School Options and a learning coach for her daughters’ online public school. Zeta and her husband Gary, along with daughters, Grace, Belize, and Faith, live in the center of Crook County where they are thankful for electric co-ops that provide electricity to their home, other buildings, and livestock water tanks.
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, 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.
Sheridan County At-Large
Michelle was born and raised in Green River, the seventh generation of her Wyoming family. After completing Bachelors’ and Masters’ degrees in civil engineering at the University of Wyoming, she moved to Sheridan.
Shortly after moving to Sheridan, Michelle discovered the Jaycees organization which provides development opportunities to young people to empower them to create positive change in their communities. She has served many roles in this organization including local chapter president, state president, and at the national level as a program manager.
She has been involved in numerous other civic activities in Sheridan, including serving as the event chair for Sheridan County’s Relay For Life event.
Michelle works for the Wyoming Department of Transportation as the District Traffic Engineer for the northeast region of the state, covering Sheridan, Johnson, Campbell, Crook, and Weston counties. In this role, she provides management and oversight of all things traffic and safety-related; signing, pavement markings, traffic signals, etc. In her free time, Michelle enjoys traveling, cheering on the Wyoming Cowboys, reading, playing the piano, and any outdoor activities.
Campbell County At-Large
Phil 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.
Newcastle native John Riesland represents Weston County. The Newcastle High School alum also has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wyoming.
John and his wife Robin live in Newcastle where he works in the oil fields.
The Rieslands have two daughters, Jamie and Katie. John is and has been active in his community as a member of the Newcastle Masonic Lodge, Newcastle Order of Eastern Star, Kalif Shiners, and the International Order of Jobs Daughters.
He has also been a Trustee to Weston County School Board #1 since 1992 where he is on the board’s Endowment Committee. His greatest love is working with the youth in his community. He and Robin ran the Weston County Gymkhana for five years, have been sponsors of the Newcastle High School Rodeo Club, served as a High School Rodeo judge, and served on the Weston County Junior Rodeo Committee.
Adding to his resume, John has served on the High School Scholarship and Katie Lynn Photography Scholarship Committees as well as the Northeast Weston County Recreation Board and has worked with 5th grade students at Mallo Camp for 23 years.