Pete Obermueller is the Executive Director of the Wyoming County Commissioners Association, a post he has held since November of 2013. As Executive Director, his duties include representing the state’s county commissioners before the Wyoming State Legislature, working collaboratively with the Wyoming Governor’s office and other state agencies on local government issues, and providing outreach and guidance to county leaders across the state.
Before his position at the WCCA, Pete was the Legislative Director to United States Representative Cynthia Lummis (R-WY). He also served as the Executive Director of the Congressional Western Caucus, a legislative group composed of members of the U.S. House of Representatives who promote Western and rural interests in Washington.
A Casper native, Pete is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a Master’s Degree in Public Policy.
Kelli Little serves as the Wyoming County Commissioners Association’s Deputy Director. Kelli’s duties with the WCCA include office management, member services, internal and external communications, meeting planning, and press relations.
A graduate of the University of Wyoming with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, she has experience in communications, public relations, marketing and event planning. Prior to joining the WCCA staff, Ms. Little worked as a Marketing Assistant at M.C. Schaff & Associates, an engineering firm based in Scottsbluff, Neb., and as the Communications Assistant at Powder River Energy Corporation, an electric cooperative in Gillette.
A Wyoming native, Kelli graduated from Niobrara County High School in Lusk where her parents still reside. She is married to Kevin Little, and has two young daughters, Maci and Avery. Kelli enjoys outdoor activities, especially hiking and fishing; and also enjoys cooking and entertaining.
Natural Resource Counsel
Bailey serves as natural resource counsel for the Wyoming County Commissioners Association, supporting the State’s county commissioners on matters regarding use of public lands and resources. She assists commissioners in addressing issues involving federal land management decisions, mineral development, oil and gas leasing, grazing and recreation on public lands and other federal resource issues.
Prior to joining WCCA, Bailey was an associate with Holland & Hart where she practiced natural resource, environment and energy law in Wyoming and the Rocky Mountain region. She received her Juris Doctor and Master’s in Environment and Natural Resources from the University of Wyoming.
Bailey lives in her hometown of Jackson, Wyoming, with her partner, Patrick Brennan, and their two cow dogs, Samson and Hank. In her free time, she enjoys hunting big game, fishing for brown trout, running on mountain trails, practicing yoga and truck camper camping.
In 1994, Kate Moriarity graduated from the Mile Hi Business College in Denver, Colorado, and began work as a court reporter. She worked in Cheyenne, Wyoming, until taking a job in 1998 with Judge Ken Stebner, in the Second Judicial District Court in Rawlins, Wyoming. In 2007, Kate began working for the Carbon County Attorney’s Office in Rawlins, where she remained until she came back to Cheyenne in April of 2012 to work for the Wyoming County Commissioners Association.
Kate has one son, Joseph Fins.