Meet our Staff.

 
 
 

Robin Van Ausdall

Executive Director

 
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Robin Van Ausdall comes to WYCRP as a seasoned nonprofit and public sector manager with extensive experience in advocacy, public relations, strategy, and organizational effectiveness. She has a strong track record in designing, implementing, executing, and sustaining effective and creative programs.

Most recently, she served as the Employee Representative for the Wyoming Public Employees Association. Prior to that, she worked as the Executive Director of a Wyoming political nonprofit and served as the Performance Improvement Manager at the Wyoming Department of Health, assisting program managers in the Public Health Division to align resource allocation with mission; using an evidence-based, data-informed approach to measuring program activities.

Robin is a passionate advocate for the wellbeing of children and families. She believes that combining committed leaders, solid management, great people practices, and clear strategy can lead to amazing results for organizations and the people they serve. She received a Master of Science in Management from Colorado State University, and a Bachelor of Science in Community Health from the University of Northern Colorado.

Robin lives in Cheyenne with her husband and children.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Karen Loken

Program Supervisor, Parents as Teachers

 
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Karen Loken is the Parents as Teachers Program Supervisor. She has a B.A. in Secondary Education from Eastern Washington University and brings over 25 years of experience in the education field working with both children and adults.

Prior to WYCRP, Karen had the opportunity to empower families as the Program Director for Wyoming Family Literacy. In addition, she is passionately involved with family, church and community activities. Karen is married to husband Bill and together they have three children.

 
 
 

Josie Brittain

Lead Parent Educator, Parents as Teachers

 
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Josie Brittain is the Lead Parent Educator for Laramie County. She has a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Wyoming in Family and Consumer Sciences, with a focus on Professional Child Development. She has lived with her family in Cheyenne for the past three years.

 
 

Charli Dziedzic

Parent Educator, Parents as Teachers

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Charli has been the Albany County Parent Educator since 2014. She loves play (especially with playdough) and particularly enjoys helping families play together. Charli spends her free time roaming the hiking, biking and kayaking spots around Laramie with her husband and their dog.

 

Cami Trekell

Parent Educator, Parents as Teachers

 

 
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Cami Trekell is a Parent Educator, going on her third year, in the Sweetwater County area of Wyoming. She's earned a bachelors degree at the University of Wyoming for Elementary Education specializing in diversity and sign language.

Born and raised in Rock Springs, moved to Laramie to finish college then to Jackson to teach before ultimately moving back to Rock Springs to be close to family. Working as a title one paraprofessional, taught Kindergarten to then making an adventure to earn Early Childhood certificate to teach at a Preschool Center. Her hobbies are to spend quality family time, going outdoors in all seasons and exploring, traveling, and making memories that will last a lifetime!

 

Jennifer Woods

Bookkeeper

 

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Jennifer Woods is the Financial Coordinator for Wyoming Citizen Review Panel. She has been with WCRP since the inception of the Parents As Teachers program in Wyoming in 2013. She has enjoyed watching the program grow and the impact it has on families throughout Wyoming.

 

Cindy Heaney

Parent Educator and Project Specialist

 

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Camille Bowler

Parent Educator, Sweetwater County

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Camille Bowler is a Parent Educator for Sweetwater County. She has a B.S. degree from Brigham Young University in psychology and an A.S. degree in Marriage and Family Studies. Camille has worked with children and families for the past 5 years. She is passionate about getting involved in the community and supporting families.  Camille and her husband Ryan recently moved to Rock Springs and have been enjoying all that the area has to offer.  

 

Heather Adams

Parent Educator, Laramie County

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I have a B.S. in Child Development from Florida State University, with post-graduate emphases in Infancy and Parenting.  I enjoy and have experience working with diverse populations. I particularly enjoy helping parents recognize their strengths, helping them build on them, understanding their child's developmental changes, and how everything they do together has an impact on their relationship and their child's development.