Erin Kilbride, Executive Director
Erin moved to the Tongue River Valley in 2006 from Laramie, Wyoming. She became involved at the TRVCC by volunteering her time to teach classes. Erin became the Executive Director of TRVCC in June 2007. She has a B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science and just completed her Master’s Degree in Public Administration. Erin has always had a love for recreation and athletics. She has seen many changes at TRVCC, including the continued growth in members and programs. She has a passion for health and wellness and is always excited when people choose to fit health and wellness into their lives.
Chad Aksmit, Program Director
He and his wife Beth have two kids, Mackenzie and Tavis, who go to TRHS and TRMS. Although he may have many relatives in Sheridan County, he grew up in Colorado. Chad spent every summer in Ranchester and Dayton and knew that he wanted to live here and raise his kids in this beautiful environment. Chad and his family moved to Ranchester from Colorado in 2008 and has been with TRVCC since 2011. He and his family are excited to be part of such a tremendous asset for our community.
Nancy Johnston, Administrative Assistant
Nancy was born & raised on the family ranch in Parkman, WY. She attended Slack School through 6th grade, then continued through the Tongue River School system. Nancy attended Sheridan College, receiving an associate degree in Ag Business. Nancy has been married to her High School sweetheart, John, for 25 years this summer. They lived on the family ranch until 2007 when they bought their home in Dayton. They have two kids who are in college or headed in that direction, both pursuing careers in the performing arts. When not at work, Nancy enjoys spending time in the mountains with her family camping, hiking & snowmobiling.
Tanya McCoy, After School Program Coordinator.
Tanya has worked at TRVCC since 2012. In addition to running the after-school program, Tanya manages the TRVCC Ranchester Facility. Tanya lives in Dayton, WY with her husband, Nathan. Nathan and Tanya have been married for 20+ years; they have two daughters and two granddaughters. Tanya is more of a warm-weather character, so in the summertime, she enjoys the outdoors–camping, hiking, boating.
Lacie Schwend, Assistant Director
Lacie was born and raised in Butte, Montana. She attended Montana Tech University and graduated in 2005 with a B.S. in Occupational Safety and Health. After college, Lacie relocated to Gillette, Wyoming, with her husband, Dave. Both worked in the Gillette mining industry until 2009, until relocating to Ranchester. As a former EMT, Distance Runner, and Certified Personal Trainer – Lacie has a passion for teaching fitness classes and helping others get moving!
Becky Korp, Lead Custodian
Becky has lived in Dayton her entire life. She graduated from TRHS in 2014 and has worked at TRVCC for five years. Becky is the lady responsible for keeping the center looking fabulous, and she does a great job. When she is not working, she enjoys working and playing with her puppy.
Amber Miles, Facility Supervisor/Instructor
Amber is an avid outdoorswoman and loves working with people. She was issued in the Eastman’s Hunting Journal for one of her many hunting adventures. Amber graduated from Tongue River High in 1997 and has attended Sheridan Community College, along with Montana State University, Bozeman. She is currently on the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation committee and an inductee of the National Society of Leadership. Her goal is to run the 50 Mile in 2019 making her 13th year running the Bighorn Trail run. She obtained her Certified Personal Trainer certification in 2019 in addition to her Sports Nutrition Certificate. Amber likes to keep learning and just completed her ISSA Elite Trainer Certification.