Age-Friendly Laramie depends on volunteers of all ages from across the community to make progress toward the shared goal of improving livability and age-friendliness of Laramie. To join the AFL volunteer team let us know your interests.
Tammy Comer is the Executive Director at the Eppson Center for Seniors. Her interest in benefiting older adults in Albany County has developed over the past 12 years while working at a geriatric medical practice at Ivinson Medical Hospital and in her position as the Director at the Eppson Center. She is a Laramie native and has a desire to make Laramie an Age-Friendly community for all citizens.
Sarah Kirkland (Carroll) is the Deputy Director at the Laramie Soup Kitchen. Through her position at the Soup Kitchen, she has fostered a passion for the community and all the members who are a part of it. She is always looking for ways to help make Laramie a place where older adults can feel welcome and safe.
Lucille Norwood has been involved with AFL from the beginning. She cares deeply about the quality of life for Laramie citizens, particularly seniors. She volunteers for the home delivered meals program at the Eppson Center for Seniors.
Vic is a Project Coordinator Assistant at Wyoming Institute for Disabilities and graduate student at the University of Wyoming. With a focus on the older adult population, she is striving to further social inclusion and intergenerational opportunities in the Laramie community.
Maryalice Snider is Director of the Foster Grandparents of the Wyoming Rockies.
Bernard Steinman is coordinator of Age-Friendly Laramie. He is a trained gerontologist who teaches courses in Aging and Human Development and Program Evaluation at the University of Wyoming. Bernard is passionate about creating safe welcoming and inclusive physical and social environments for people across the life-course.
Jennifer Tabler is a researcher and faculty at the University of Wyoming. She teaches courses in medical sociology, and studies social inequality, gender, and healthy aging.