Old Penitentiary Joint Powers Board

Old Penitentiary Joint Powers Board
Phone: 307-324-4422
Fax: 307-328-4004
500 West Walnut Street
Rawlins, WY 82301

The Old Penitentiary Joint Powers Board has the authority and responsibility for the development of policies and continuing review of the conduct of business of the Wyoming Frontier Prison. To raise funds in support of the organization’s purpose to preserve and operate the Wyoming Frontier Prison Historic Site.  

Rawlins’ Website

7 Member Board / 3 Year Terms / Appointments made by the Board of Carbon County Commissioners or Rawlins City Council, one appointment alternates between the County and City.

Members: (listed in table format)

Lesa VasquezCity04/2024
Tyrell PerryCity04/2025
Tanna LopezCounty04/2025
Keith MilesCounty04/2026
Dennis CarpenterCounty04/2024
Sheri ShillingerCity/County04/2024
Megan CragunCity04/2026

Position Description

View the Position Description (PDF). 


View the bylaws (PDF). To ensure this is the most recent version of the bylaws please contact the board.

Joint Powers Agreement

View the Joint Powers Agreement (PDF).


View approved Minutes (hyperlink) Note: Minutes are posted as they are sent to the County by the board.