New WorkForce Director Picked

Cheyenne, Wy – Governor Dave Freudenthal has appointed
Joan Evans as director of the Wyoming Department of Workforce
Services.
Evans replaces Kathy Emmons, who announced last week that she
would resign as head of the Workforce Services effective January
15th.
Evans is currently the director of the Carbon County Higher
Education Center in Rawlins. Her appointment to Workforce Services
is subject to confirmation by the Wyoming State Senate when the
Legislature convenes next month.
Evans holds a bachelor's degree in finance and a master's degree
in adult education from the University of Wyoming. She's a member
of the Wyoming Workforce Development Council, the Carbon County
Economic Development Council and the Wyoming Government Investment
Fund Board of Trustees.