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.

2018 Meeting Dates:

  • January 10th
  • February 14th
  • March 14th (Moved to March 19th @ 12:00 PM)
  • April 11th (Moved to April 13th @ 10:00 AM)
  • May 9th (Moved to May 15th @ 2:00 PM)
  • June 13th
  • July 11th
  • August 8th
  • September 12th (Moved to September 19th @ 1:00 PM)
  • October 10th
  • November 14th
  • December 12th

Airport Board of Directors

Chief James Wamsley

Appointed by Sweetwater County
Term: 2013-2018

Mr. Bret Pizzato

Appointed by the City of Rock Springs
Term: 2016-2017

Mr. Dave Hanks

Appointed by Sweetwater County
Term: 2013-2020

Mrs. Kelly Sugihara

Board Member
Appointed by the City of Rock Springs
Term: 2017-2021

Dr. Peter Jensen

Board Member
Appointed by Sweetwater County
Term: 2017-2019

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 6 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.