Board of Directors

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    Bio
    Robert Salazar
    Board Chair
    Robert Salazar
    Board Chair

    Bob Salazar was was born and raised in Cheyenne. He graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1977 with Bachelor of Science in Statistics and a Master of Science in Systems Science/R&D Management from the University of Denver in 1991. He worked in the Defense and Telecommunications industry for 24 years and lived in India for 3 years developing International Business for mobile telephone and entertainment services.

    He returned to Cheyenne in 2002 and received an Education Teaching Certification from the University of Wyoming and was a Math/Statistic teacher at East High School and adjunct instructor at LCCC for 14 years. He retired in June 2016 and remains very active in the education environment. He was elected to the Laramie County Community College board in 2016.

    Bob's personal mission statement is "Seek Balance, Flexibility, Endurance and Strength" and applies it, to all areas of his life. He and his wife, Lorraine, enjoy travel and new adventures. They are members of St. Mary's Church.

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    Juan Reyes
    Board Trustee
    Juan Reyes
    Board Trustee

    Juan 'Carlos' Reyes has lived in Cheyenne for over 36 years and is a graduate of Central High. He took an active role in several community organizations around the city including the Chamber of Commerce. He is a father of three with his oldest son serving in the Marine Corps. He became a local Farmers Insurance agent before opening the Carlos Reyes Insurance Agency. He values education and is a proud member of the PODER community.

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    Yara Kling
    Board Trustee
    Yara Kling
    Board Trustee

    Yara Kling was born and raised in Carolina, PR. In 2001, she graduated from the University of Puerto Rico with a BA in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations, and has since earned a Masters in Business Administration. She has a combined 22 years of experience in the Intelligence Community, to include the US Navy and WY Law Enforcement. She moved to Cheyenne, WY with her family in 2012 and works as an EMR application analyst. She enjoys spending time with her family, her dogs, and traveling.

Next Board Meeting


Nov. 30th, 2021 @ 6pm: PODER Academy