Board Member Bio – Kenneth Burke


Kenneth Burke comes from a long line of family farmers.  They raised hogs, beef, and milked, grew  crops such as corn, soybeans, sugar beets, wheat, barley, hay and oats.  The entire family also gardened and that is where Kenneth developed his passion for plants and gardening.  After graduating from Iowa State University with a degree […]


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Board Member Bio – Mark Ellison


Mark Ellison, graduate of Colorado State’s Forestry School,  got his start in urban forestry working for the forestry divisions of Longmont and Ft. Collins, Colorado.  He started working for the Wyoming State Forestry Division in 1998 and was stationed in Riverton for 10 years before moving to Minnesota to work for the Department of Natural […]


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Board Member Bio – Doug Thies


Our Rooted in Cheyenne Volunteer Board members come from many professions and backgrounds, and bring their expertise and passion to make Rooted in Cheyenne such a wonderful community program! Doug Thies has been a Rooted in Cheyenne Board member since it’s inception. Doug is the husband of Melanie and father of Aiden (10) and Ella […]


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