Together we can strengthen our communities.

ServeWyoming is our State’s center for volunteerism and national service. We exist to help implement and coordinate the AmeriCorps programs, as well as build, maintain and mobilize the volunteer infrastructure we believe necessary to address the critical needs in our State. We also collaborate with other AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps Seniors programs such as AmeriCorps*VISTA and AmeriCorps Seniors*RSVP and VGF*Service Learning.


Bringing people together through service.

ServeWyoming is our State’s commission on national and community service.

We exist to help implement and coordinate the AmeriCorps programs, as well as build, maintain and mobilize the volunteer infrastructure we believe necessary to address the critical needs in our State. We also collaborate with other AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps Seniors programs such as AmeriCorps*VISTA, AmeriCorps*VGF (Service Learning) and AmeriCorps Seniors*RSVP.




Non-profits Served Across the State


Volunteers Matched Yearly


Our Staff

Shelly McAlpin

Executive Director

McAlpin was appointed Executive Director for ServeWyoming in 2012 and has been with ServeWyoming for over 16 years. Her resume includes over 20 years of experience in non-profit management including grant administration, program coordination, emergency volunteer coordination, fund development, policy administration and new program development. She holds a master’s degree in Political Science/Foreign Policy & a Master’s in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Wyoming.  In addition, she is certified in volunteer management. Prior to this appointment, Shelly was the program director for ServeWyoming, coordinating and developing the VolunteerWyoming component of ServeWyoming while supervising the AmeriCorps*VISTA program. Shelly was originally introduced to ServeWyoming as a volunteer. Shortly after that, she joined the ServeWyoming team.

Wendy Luck

Division Manager of Volunteers Program

Luck has over 20 years of experience in volunteer and emergency management, recruitment, training, coordination, and organization and holds a master’s degree in Crisis and Emergency Management from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She enjoys a life of service, helping those who help us in the volunteer community. She previously served the citizens of Wyoming as an AmeriCorps member at Casper’s Life Steps Campus, the Casper/Natrona County Medical Reserve Corps as Unit Coordinator and as a Fire Fighter and EMS Training Captain with Evansville Emergency Services. She also has years of experience volunteering with many partner organizations and is proud to now be a member of the ServeWyoming team assisting those very same organizations.

Teresa Bassett

Financial Specialist

Bassett was born and raised in Casper and graduated from Casper College. She has over ten years of work experience in finance, two of which were for another non-profit in Casper.  Teresa enjoys serving the community behind the scenes and enjoys using her skillset to allow others more time to succeed in their roles. Her passions include reading, cats, travelling, spending time with loved ones, gastronomical adventures, sunshine and supporting her hometown.

Alexis Grieve

Grant Manager

Alexis was born and raised in Casper. She always had a strong desire to see the world and to help others so after graduating with a degree in documentary film studies from UNLV she joined the Peace Corps where she served as a Health Education volunteer in the Republic of Moldova for two and a half years from 2006-2008. After the Peace Corps, she wanted to continue learning about cultural anthropology. She attended the University of Edinburgh in Scotland for her MSc in Cultural Studies with an emphasis on post-occupation, bilingual communities. She moved back to Casper in 2014 and has been working in non-profits since. Her passions are documentary film, reading, spending time with her animals and travelling the world.

Michelle Reynolds

Office Manager

Reynolds was born and raised in Wyoming. As a lifetime public servant, Michelle enjoys serving the community from the behind the scenes and feels that being a public servant in the community is one of the most rewarding things in her life. Outside of family, Michelle enjoys long walks, traveling and believes that every day is a new day to always try something new.

Shannon Taylor

Volunteer Coordinator

Taylor is a Program Support Specialist at ServeWyoming. She is a Casper, WY native with a BA in Humanities and Fine Arts from the University of Wyoming. With a background heavy in customer service and leadership, Shannon brings to the table an innate ability to relate to and empathize with others. She is a veracious reader with an inclination toward historical fiction and modern realism. Shannon is excited to utilize her education and background for public service and hopes to become a vital member of the ServeWyoming team. 

Ryan Landman

Service Learning Coordinator

Landmann was born and raised in Southern California, but moved to Wyoming in 2020 with his wife and son. He served sixteen years in the public school system where he taught Theatre, Stagecraft, and English. In addition, he taught at several colleges and community colleges in Southern California. Ryan has a BA in Theatre and English and a MA in Theatre Production. Ryan enjoys watching and participating in theatre, playing with his son and dogs, reading, and keeping up with current events.


Our Board

Rebecca Acord, Encapment
Melissa Amick, Cheyenne
Melissa Stahley-Cummings, Chair, Casper
Andrea Harrington, Vice Chair, Cheyenne
Kenya Haynes, Cheyenne

Brandon R. Kosine, Past Chair, Casper
Nancy S. McKenzie, Cheyenne
Spencer Pollock, Cheyenne
Kathryn Primrose, Secretary, Lander

Joey Samudio, Laramie
Jessica Stanbury, Treasurer, Casper
Gus Stonum, Laramie
Dean Welch, Casper
Kevin Wilson, Lander


Julie Nash
AmeriCorps Regional Office

Christina West
Wyoming Department of Workforce Services

Jo Ann Numoto
Wyoming Department of Education

Gabi Farmer
Governor Gordon’s Office