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Board of Trustees

University of Wyoming

Mel Baldwin

Mailing Address:
PO Box 573
Afton, WY 83110

Phone: (307) 886-5214


Spouse: Lola

Appointed 2015; term expires 2021; Democrat

Bio: Retired School Administrator (40 years of service in Wyoming).  B.A., Elementary Education, University of Wyoming 1964; M.A., Education Foundations, University of Wyoming 1971; Ed.D., Education Foundations, University of Wyoming 1973.  Mel began his career as an elementary school teacher (1964-1970).  From there, he moved into upper level positions in the Riverton and Evanston area such as principal and assistant superintendent.  He spent the last eight years of his career as the Superintendent of Unita County School District #1.  He also served as an adjunct faculty member for UW, Central Wyoming College, Northwest Community College, and Western Wyoming Community College.  Mel is a former member and former secretary (1969-70) of the Wyoming Education Association; former member, Wyoming Council for Children and Youth; former Trustee, Wyoming Retirement System; former President, Wyoming High School Activities Association; former Trustee, Wyoming State Board of Education; member, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Kappa, and Kappa Delta Pi; member of the American Educational Studies Association; member, Wyoming Association of School Administrators; member, American Association of School Administrators; Board of Directors, Riverton Chamber of Commerce; member, Rotary Club in Evanston, Wyoming; Trustee, Evanston Regional Hospital; Trustee, North Lincoln County Hospital District; member of the Democratic Party. He received the Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow award.  He also published the following pieces of literature: Children-Chalkdust-Cowboys: A History of Early and Wyoming Education – Chapter III WEA.

Mel Baldwin

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