Airport Board

The Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport Board is a Joint Powers Board and is comprised of local leaders appointed by the City of Rock Springs and Sweetwater County. Three board members are appointed by the Sweetwater County Board of Commissioners and two are appointed by the City of Rock Springs Council. Members serve five year terms and are eligible for up to two full terms.They represent the voices in the communities of which they represent.

Meetings, Agendas & Minutes

All Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport Board Meetings are held at the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport in the Airport Administrative Offices on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 1:00 PM unless otherwise published in the Rocket Miner Newspaper.

2019 Meeting Dates:

  • January 9th
  • February 20th
  • March 13th
  • April 10th
  • May 8th
  • June 13th
  • July 10th
  • August 14th
  • September 18th
  • October 11th
  • November 13th
  • December 11th

March 13, 2019 (Coming Soon)

Airport Board of Directors

Chief James Wamsley

Chairman
Appointed by Sweetwater County
Member Since: 2013
Term Expires: 6/30/2023

Mr. Bret Pizzato

Vice-Chairman
Appointed by the City of Rock Springs
Member Since: 2016
Term Expires: 6/30/2022

Dr. Peter Jensen

Secretary/Treasurer
Appointed by Sweetwater County
Member Since: 2017
Term Expires: 6/30/2019

Mrs. Kelly Sugihara

Board Member
Appointed by the City of Rock Springs
Member Since: 2017
Term Expires: 6/30/2021

Mr. Pete Rust

Board Member
Appointed by Sweetwater County
Member Since: 2018
Term Expires: 6/30/2020

Airport Administration

Devon Brubaker, A.A.E.

Airport Director
Devon Brubaker, originally from Lancaster County, PA, brings over 12 years of Airport Management experience to RKS. He is an Accredited Airport Executive by the American Association of Airport Executives. Devon, who has a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Dubuque and a Master of Aeronautical Science degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, joined Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport in May 2015. He was named the Wyoming Airport Operators Association Airport Manager of the Year in 2017.

Shannon Lucero, C.M.

Airport Business Manager
Shannon Lucero, originally from Salt Lake City, UT, has over 8 years of Airport Administration experience at RKS. Shannon serves as the Airport Manager in his absence and is responsible for financial reporting, accounting, grants administration, and human resources for the airport. Shannon joined the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport in April 2011 with 14 years of financial management experience. She earned her C.M. Designation in November 2017.