WEDA Legislative Leadership

Legislative Committee

The WEDA Legislative Committee has a key role in the association's advocacy efforts in the Wyoming State Legislature.

In 2023, the committee meets regularly during the interim session via Zoom. 

To join the calls and committee, e-mail, Sara DiRienzo, WEDA executive director and lobbyist

WEDA Legislative Co-Chairs

  • Betsey Hale, Cheyenne LEADS
  • Chris Brown, Wyoming Associations and Government Affairs Network

Lobbyist: Sara DiRienzo, WEDA Executive Director

Sara DiRienzo |

Sara DiRienzo, MA, is the executive director and lobbyist for the Wyoming Economic Development Association. On behalf of WEDA, Sara advocates for policies that drive economic development, support innovation, develop a skilled workforce and invest in local communities.

Sara brings 15 years of experience in public policy, communications, media and is an award-winning writer. She has worked at the University of Wyoming and within Wyoming state government delivering impactful, dynamic results for the Cowboy state and its citizens. Her expertise includes government relations, public policy, strategic messaging, media relations, crisis and digital communications.