The Wyoming Medical Society (WMS) is staffed by professionals dedicated to helping physicians help patients. Our main goal is to serve physician members by providing support and resources to help them in their practice of medicine.

Sheila Bush

Executive Director

Sheila Bush is the executive director for the Wyoming Medical Society and is responsible for the overall management of WMS and its staff. She provides support to the WMS Board of Trustees, serves as the chief lobbyist and advocate for Wyoming’s physician voice, and never hesitates to help physicians across WY whenever and wherever she is needed. She is the founder and publisher of Wyoming Medicine magazine and the founder of the Wyoming Leaders in Medicine physician leadership program. She is a graduate of the University of Wyoming, and is highly involved in her local community. Sheila serves on numerous boards in healthcare, policy and the arts, and has been recognized by several organizations for her outstanding leadership service. On weekends you will find Sheila camping, skiing or traveling with her husband and two boys. With nearly two decades in advocacy, Sheila Bush has demonstrated her commitment and dedication to physician interests, and is available for any member regardless of need.

Maria Cowley

Membership and Finance Director

Maria Cowley has served the Board of Trustees and members since 2006. She provides membership and financial support for the Wyoming Medical Society and several specialty societies. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Wyoming. Maria has previous accounting and management experience working for KPMG Accounting firm, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Rose Medical Center and Trilegiant Corporation. Depending on the time of year, you’ll usually find Maria at the lake or on a ski hill and enjoying live music or pickleball year round with her husband and two grown boys. If you have a billing question or inquiry regarding your WMS membership it’s her friendly voice you will reach.

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Whitney Harmon 

Communications Director

Whitney Harmon is responsible for developing the WMS marketing and communication strategies, managing strategic partnerships and contracts, and building a digital statewide presence. She is the managing editor for Wyoming Medicine magazine and coordinates event planning for the WMS Annual Meeting and the WLM physician leadership program. Whitney completed her B.A. at the University of Wyoming and her M.S. in Human Environmental Science at the University of Alabama. She enjoys travel and adventure with her husband and three kids more than anything. Prior to joining the WMS team in 2019, Whitney worked for the WY Secretary of State and has always enjoyed serving the great state of Wyoming.

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