Robert Briggs currently serves as the Planning Director for the Northern Wyoming Community College District in Sheridan Wyoming. Prior to moving back to Sheridan, Robert served as the Planning and Development Director for the City of Cheyenne. Raised in an Air Force family, he had the opportunity to grow up in communities across the United States, and overseas in Turkey and England. As a young adult he also lived in Brazil, where he met his wife. Robert holds a Master’s Degree in Sociology from Utah State University, and Master’s Degree in Regional Planning from the University at Albany. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).
Robert moved to Sheridan with his family in 2004. An active member of community’s Economic Development Taskforce, he also serves as the administrator for the Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority (SEEDA) Joint Powers Board. Robert is a graduate of the Sheridan CiViC Project, and participated in initiatives connected to the Center for a Vital Community’s community dialogue on poverty. In addition to serving on the WEDA Board of Directors, he also serves on the WEDA Legislative Committee.