Board of Directors
Missy graduated from the University of Washington and landed in Teton Valley in 2002. She then completed her MBA from Idaho State University and received her CPA. She is now co-owner of Chircop & Colyer CPAs, a Driggs based firm founded in 2006. Missy joined the FSN board in the Fall of 2017 and brings with her many years of nonprofit board experience. She is excited to work with such a committed staff and board to further the important mission of FSN.
When not in the middle of tax season; Missy, her husband, and her two young boys love to experience the many wonderful things that Teton Valley has to offer. You can find her and her family out and about in the valley fishing, biking, climbing, and skiing.
Megan is a Florida native who migrated west in 2011 to explore different altitudes and attitudes. Megan graduated with her B.S. in Zoology from the University of Florida and her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Wyoming, where she received multiple awards for her research on the effects of the Teton County, WY housing crisis on local social service organizations.
Megan now serves as the Executive Director of the Community Resource Center of Teton Valley and a bilingual mental health counselor in Jackson. She has spent time studying Spanish in Mexico, Guatemala, and Colombia, and is passionate about gender equality, children’s rights, and community development. She is an active (although clumsy) backpacker and cyclist, and can often be found exploring in the national forest with her dog.
Mara has over 25 years of experience in healthcare software technologies, specializing in project management and new product launches, including system requirements development, contract management, implementation, and marketing. Since 2006 she has worked for Pionetechs, Inc., a technology innovation firm specializing in niche software applications, primarily for healthcare systems.
Mara is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the Un. of Texas McCombs School of Business, and serves on the Board of the Teton Hospital Foundation. She & husband Jack of +30 years moved to Victor in 2014. They have 2 adult children, love fly fishing, skiing, and Teton Valley.
Deb has called Teton Valley home since 1985. A passion for reading led to her first job in the valley as the Alta Branch Librarian and a 28 year career with the Teton County Library. She retired as Library Director in 2015 after which she finally put her B.S. in Botany to “work.” She now happily takes care of the tomatoes for Cosmic Apple Gardens and gardens at home. When her hands aren’t in the dirt, she is busy cross-country skiing, scuba diving and training for triathlons with her partner Joe Costello. With a lifelong commitment to equal rights, Deb was moved to join the FSN board in December 2018.
Carrie Mowrey was raised in Ogden, UT, with fond memories of summers spent vacationing in Grand Teton National Park with her family. After graduating from Weber State University with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Women’s Studies, Carrie moved to Moose, WY to be closer to her favorite place on earth – the Tetons. After a summer spent working in the national park, her original goal was to head back to graduate school. However, it was here that Carrie met her future husband, Tim, and the rest is history. They moved to Teton Valley in 2008 to put down roots and have greatly enjoyed all the community has to offer. Together, they have three young sons who keep them busy with hockey, baseball, lacrosse, hiking, biking, skiing, fishing and camping.
Carrie has been active in the nonprofit community in Teton Valley, serving as a volunteer for multiple organizations while a stay-at-home mom, then moving on to full-time employment with the Community Foundation of Teton Valley. Carrie served as the executive director for the organization from 2014 through 2018, overseeing the successful administration of multiple community-wide nonprofit programs, including the Tin Cup Challenge. She now serves as a member of the board of directors for the Family Safety Network, the Education Foundation of Teton Valley and ABC - Teton Valley. After an 18-year delay, Carrie is now headed back to graduate school and is currently enrolled in at the University of Wyoming in pursuit of a Master of Social Work degree.
Jim graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Madison Wisconsin with a B.A. in Business. He also graduated from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento California with a Juris Doctorate Degree. Jim is an owner of Wunsch Financial Services, Inc which is an investment advisory service where he works with about 250 clients, many of which either planning for retirement or already retired.
Jim joined the FSN board in 2019 and he has served on other boards in the past such as Rotary International, the Grand Teton Music Festival, the Teton Hospital Foundation and Music in the Hole.
Jim enjoys boating, traveling, skiing, snowboarding, motorcycling, photography and collecting cars. He has five children and is married to Anne Fish who is a realtor in Jackson Hole and Teton Valley.
A native of Rhode Island, Amy graduated from St. Lawrence University in upstate NY with a BA in Fine Arts and Spanish. She studied abroad in Madrid and after graduation gravitated to Yellowstone where she met her husband. She has 30 years of experience working in hospitality, fundraising and event planning. After 7 years in Yellowstone, she co-managed the Sundance Inn with her husband, and later served for 7 years as the Art Fair and Events Director for the Art Association of Jackson Hole. Currently she is Teton Valley Foundation’s Program Manager, overseeing all of Music on Main. In addition to serving on the FSN Board, Amy has served 2 terms as board member and later Board President for Teton Valley Humane Society. She has also been a trained advocate for three domestic violence organizations throughout the years in RI, MT and WY. Amy has a lifetime passion for travel, art, music and spends every spare moment she can attending live concerts and hiking in the Tetons with her husband, David and dog, Scooby.
Mary is a North Carolina native, who moved to Teton Valley in 2001 in search of fresh powder and open spaces. She graduated with a B.A. in Anthropology/Archaeology from the University of Montana in 2007. After graduation, she heard the Tetons calling again, and headed back to Teton Valley, where she met her husband, Gerrit, and created two amazing children.
Mary has been a teacher at Teton Middle School in Driggs since 2016, and now runs the 21st Century Online and Teton Online School there. She also plays guitar and sings in the all-female bluegrass band, the Balsamroots.
Mary served as a victim advocate at Family Safety Network for eight years before recently beginning a position serving on the board.