Ann is a graduate of St. Mary's High School and Parks Business College in Denver. She had a career in State Government serving under several Wyoming Governors. She is Founder of the Wyoming Latina Youth Conference and co-founder of HOPE, Hispanic Organization for progress and Education. She has served on a number of local and statewide organizations, including PODER Academy, Wyoming Women's Foundation, and Laramie County Community College Foundation.
In 2016 the Wyoming Council for Women's Issues honored Ann with the 2016 Distinguished Woman of the Year and was the recipient of the 2017 Woman of Influence Lifetime Achievement award. presented by the Wyoming Business Report. She was recently recognized as one of ten Wyoming Women of the Century.
Luz Maira Marcum was born and raised in the South American country of Venezuela. She moved to Florida in 2002 where she lived for three years. She then spent a number of years living and working in both Venezuela and the United States. She has called Cheyenne home for the last seven years. She studied Education at Laramie County Community College and Organizational Leadership at the University of Wyoming. She enjoys hiking, biking, and also loves to travel and meet people from all over the world.