Board of Trustees

The WMS Board of Trustees is composed of executive officers and up to 16 county component society seats, who provide statewide representation. Retired physicians, Physician Assistants, Residents, and Students are also represented on the WMS Board. These individuals participate in determining policy, responding to developing situations, and receiving and acting upon reports from committees and task forces. The Board, as a body, has full authority to act and speak for the membership.

Elections will be held electronically in May of each year to determine the coming year’s WMS officers.

WMS President

Joe McGinley, MD, PhD, is a practicing interventional radiologist. He is in independent practice in Casper, WY.

WMS Vice President

Lisa Finkelstein, DO is a practicing urologist in independent practice in the Jackson area.

WMS Secretary Treasurer

David Wheeler, MD, PhD is a practicing neurologist in private practice in Casper.

WMS Past President

Paul Johnson, MD, is a practicing otolaryngologist and ENT surgeon. He currently employed by Ivinson Hospital in Laramie and is a graduate of the WWAMI program

WMS Open Trustee

Betsy Spomer, MD is a practicing physician in Powell.

AMA Delegate

Stephen Brown, MD  is a child and adolescent psychiatrist in Casper,

AMA Alternate Delegate (non-voting)

Robert Monger, MD is an internal medicine, rheumatology, and palliative care physician at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Cheyenne.

WMS Trustees and The Areas They Represent

Campbell County – John Mansell, MD
Carbon County – Dean Bartholomew, MD
Fremont County – Richard Barnes, MD
Goshen County – Marion Smith, MD
Johnson County – Larry Kirven, MD
Laramie County – Jasper Jay Chen, MD, MBA
Natrona County – Matt Mitchell, MD
Northwest Counties – Allen Gee, MD, PhD
Platte County – Ty Battershell, MD
Sheridan County Representative – Kris Schamber, MD
Sweetwater County Representative – Larry Laurdisen, DO
Teton County Representative – Hayley Miller, MD
Uinta County Representative – Michael Adams, MD
Retired Physicians – Robert Kanard, MD
PA Representative – Bob Cummings, PA-C
WWAMI Student Representative – JayCee Mikesell

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