Hill named Wyo. Director of State Lands
Governor Matt Mead has appointed Bridget Hill as new Director of the Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments. Hill replaces Ryan Lance who is moving to the private sector. The Office supports the State Board of Land Commissioners and the State Loan and Investment Board and makes recommendations to them. Wyoming’s top five elected officials sit on those boards.
“The Office of State Lands and Investments has tremendous responsibility to steward Wyoming’s lands and investments. I am confident that Bridget is the right fit to direct the Office, and I thank her for being willing to serve,” Governor Mead said.
Hill has worked in the Wyoming Attorney General’s Office for eight years. During her tenure she has served as the attorney for the Office of State Lands and Investments for six years. Before joining the Attorney General’s Office, she was a law clerk for Justices Lehman and Golden. Hill has a bachelor’s and a law degree from the University of Wyoming. She grew up on her family ranch near Saratoga.
“I am excited for this opportunity and look forward to working with the great people at the Office of State Lands. As a graduate of Wyoming’s K-12 system and of the University of Wyoming, I am honored to support the Boards as they manage our state lands and investments to benefit our schools and our state,” Hill said.
Hill will also be a member of the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.
–Wyo. Officer of the Governor
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