The Wyoming Community Development Authority, Wyoming's housing finance agency, recently announced its new board officers.
Pat Hand will serve as the WCDA Chairman for the 2013-2014 term. He is a retired attorney currently residing in Cheyenne. He practiced law in Douglas for 45 years and has served on the board of directors for the Wyoming Highway Commission.
Lesli Wright will serve as vice chair for the 2013-2014 term. Wright is the senior vice president of risk management at Hilltop National Bank in Casper and also serves as the bank's Community Reinvestment Act officer.
Kari Cooper will serve as secretary/treasurer for the 2013-2014 term. Cooper is the executive director of Jackson Hole Air Service Improvement Resources and serves as the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce President.
Hand replaces outgoing Chairman Dan Sullivan, a Casper-based government consultant and the first executive director of the WCDA.