Laramie Plains Civic Center Foundation

The Foundation serves to promote and uphold the LPCC's long-standing tradition of being a community-minded, historical organization while working to improve and beautify the facility for future generations.

Current LPCCF Board Members

Chair – Tim Gaddis

Vice Chair – Caitlin White

Treasurer – Sarah Hintz

Secretary – Adam Coop

Member – Laura Shevling

Member – Karla McClaren

Member – Vivian Banks


Chair – Tim Gaddis

Tim Gaddis in addition to the Chair of the Laramie Plains Civic Center Foundation spends most of his non-working time volunteering for many other of Laramie’s non-profit organizations lending to a vast knowledge base of the operational and financial struggles non-profits face day in and day out.   These other non-profits include our very own Joint Powers Board (Treasurer), The Laramie Enduro, LLC (President), and UniWyo Federal Credit Union Board of Directors (Former Chairman).  Outside of volunteering his time to Laramie’s non-profits, Gaddis owns and operates a technology consulting firm that focuses on providing Laramie’s small businesses with information and a helping hand tackle the ever changing technology environment allowing them to be successful in today fast paced retail area and is a current LPCC resident.  Gaddis graduated from the University of Wyoming with a Geography Degree and Minor in Geology.

 

Vice Chair – Caitlin White

Caitlin White is the executive director of the Albany County Public Library Foundation. As a non-profit director, White has a wide range of experience including fundraising, grant writing, event planning, public relations, financial management, and strategic planning. Her involvement in the community includes serving as the President Elect Nominee for the Laramie Rotary Club and a board member of Interfaith-Good Samaritan. White has a MA in Journalism from the University of Memphis and a BA in Journalism with a minor in Professional Writing from the University of Wyoming.

 

Treasurer – Sarah Hintz

Sarah has worked in numerous roles in accounting and finance including private industry, public accounting and higher education. Her current role is the Tax and Compliance Manager at Colorado College in Colorado Springs and she also has a small tax and accounting practice of her own.  She holds an active CPA license in the State of Colorado and an inactive license in the State of Wyoming.  She has served on the Foundation board since 2011, and served as the treasurer of the LPCC Joint Powers Board from 2011 through 2014.  Additional past board services includes Snowy Range Academy, the American Society of Women Accountants Flagstaff Chapter, and the Flagstaff Small Business Development Center.

 

Secretary – Adam Coop

Adam Coop is the vision pastor and co-founder of Whitewater Christian Church. Whitewater Christian Church, founded in 2008, is a non-profit persistently moving the world two steps closer to Jesus. Loving God, loving our neighbors, and serving our community is what defines Adam and Whitewater Christian Church. Together they partner with many local organizations including: Laramie Soup Kitchen, Interfaith Good Samaritan, Climb Wyoming, Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Albany County Safe Project, Laramie Police Department, Laramie Fire Department, Laramie EMS, Gryphon Theatre, Laramie Plains Civic Center, Laramie Care Center, Hospice of Laramie.

From 2004-2008, Adam served as a co-founder and member of the board of The Underground, a non-profit youth drop-in center and live music venue in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Adam is a graduate of Summit Christian College with a Bachelor of Science in theology. 


In addition to being a pastor with Whitewater Christian Church, Adam is a motorcycle enthusiast, songwriter, and public speaker. His bands have performed in venues in Chicago, Omaha, Denver, Cheyenne, Pennsylvania, and Rapid City. He has had many speaking engagements, in Laramie, at the University of Wyoming, at Laramie Middle School, and in Somerset, Pennsylvania; Midland, Texas; Scottsbluff, Nebraska; and Colorado. 

 

Member – Laura Shevling

Laura Shevling works at the University of Wyoming as a project manager.  She has previously worked in the University of Wyoming Office of the President and as a College Adviser with the federally-funded Wyoming College Access Challenge Grant.  This past spring, Laura completed her Masters in Public Administration from the University of Wyoming.  She enjoys spending time in the great outdoors with her husband Tyler and walking her two dogs, Libby and Dakota.  

 

Member – Karla McClaren

Karla graduated from the University of Wyoming and has been employed with the State of Wyoming for 22 years.  Her current position is as the Homeless Program Manager. 

In addition, she has one son named Jackson McClaren who is very active in sports and in her spare time she plays golf, hosts fundraisers, and reads a lot.