Commission on Judicial Conduct and Ethics

Commission Members


The Commission consists of twelve members who reside in the state of Wyoming: two district court judges and one circuit court judge elected by their respective group; three members of the Wyoming State Bar appointed by its governing body; and, six electors of the state who are not active or retired judges or attorneys. The six electors are appointed by the Wyoming governor with confirmation by the Wyoming senate. Terms are set for three years in staggered manner.


Citizen Members

Priscilla "Cissy" Dillon, Sheridan

Ray Elser, Jackson, Vice Chair

Ryan McConnaughey, Casper

Keren Meister-Emerich, Cheyenne

Kent R. Noble, Laramie

Ruth Ann Petroff, Jackson

Attorney Members

Jay Gilbertz, Sheridan, Chair

Stephen L. Simonton, Cody

Jamie M. Woolsey, Casper

Judge Members

Hon. Richard Lavery, Green River

Hon. Paul S. Phillips, Gillette

Hon. Catherine E. Wilking, Casper