He and his wife Beth have two kids, Mackenzie and Tavis. 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.
Lacie SchwendAssistant 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 and received an A.S. in Business in 2021. Lacie and her family reside in Dayton and love the Tongue River Valley. As a former EMT, Distance Runner, Group Fitness Instructor and Certified Personal Trainer – Lacie has a passion for teaching fitness classes and helping others get moving!
Nancy JohnstonAdministrative 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 McCoyTRACK Program & Facility Supervisor
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.
Amber MilesFacility Supervisor & Personal Trainer
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. 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.
Dennis Wagner`Master of Maintenance
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.