Angela Thatcher Announces Candidacy for Western’s Board of Trustees

Angela Thatcher Announces Candidacy for Western’s Board of Trustees

ROCK SPRINGS — Rock Springs resident Angela M. Thatcher has announced her candidacy for the Western Wyoming Community College Board of Trustees.

“First and foremost, I am running because I want to be a part of developing and encouraging a more positive culture at our community college,” she said.

“We’re fortunate to have an institution such as this in our region and it’s crucial that we ensure it’s an environment of inclusiveness and trust for students, faculty, employees, and every one else who utilizes the college in order for it to be successful.”

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Thatcher, originally from the Appalachian region of rural Ohio, has become fully invested in Sweetwater County after coming to the area in 2016. She co-owns a business in Downtown Rock Springs with her husband and has served on several boards and committees dedicated to local causes.

Professionally, she has worked for more than a decade in higher education in a variety of capacities at both the community college and university levels. She currently works with a local nonprofit organization helping Wyoming families receive better health care.

Thatcher looks forward to speaking to voters about the college and welcomes questions or concerns they have.

“I am dedicated, invested, and ready to work for the betterment of our community, our college, and the employees and students there. I hope in November, you will elect me to the WWCC Board of Trustees. Let me work to bring the community back to community college,” Thatcher said.