Matt Mead

Governor of Wyoming


Name: Matt Mead

Office Title: Governor of Wyoming

First Elected: 11/02/2010

Last Elected:

Office Address:

Gender: Male

Family: Wife: Carol; 2 Chidren: Mary; Pete

Date of Birth: 03/11/1962

Place of Birth: Jackson, WY

Home City: Cheyenne, WY

Religion: Episcopalian

Executive Actions

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
March 14, 2013 HB 41 Reduces Limitations on Hunting Bison Signed – Executive Sign
March 14, 2013 HB 228 Transfer of Federal Lands-Study Vetoed – Executive Line Item Veto
March 14, 2013 HB 237 Unemployment Insurance-Worker Misconduct Vetoed – Executive Veto
Feb. 18, 2013 SF 132 Authorizes the Use of Silencers While Hunting Signed – Executive Sign
Feb. 14, 2013 HB 23 Requires Juvenile Offenders to Be Eligible for Parole While Serving a Life Sentence Signed – Executive Sign
Jan. 29, 2013 SF 104 Establishes the Director Position in the Department of Education Signed – Executive Sign
March 23, 2012 SF 59 Limits Cost-of-Living Adjustments to State Employee Retirement Plans Signed – Executive Sign
March 23, 2012 HJR 7 Requests the President to Repeal the Rule Requiring Coverage of Contraception Signed – Executive Sign
March 21, 2012 SF 57 Amending Wyoming Accountability in Education Act Signed – Executive Sign
March 13, 2012 SF 27 Public Meetings Signed – Executive Sign
March 13, 2012 SF 25 Amends Public Records Laws Signed – Executive Sign
March 8, 2012 HB 121 Relating to Abandoned Mine Land Fund Vetoed – Executive Line Item Veto
March 8, 2012 SF 1 Relating to General Government Appropriations Vetoed – Executive Line Item Veto
March 6, 2012 HB 32 State House and Senate Redistricting Signed – Executive Sign
March 10, 2011 HB 256 Tenant Rights in Domestic and Sexual Violence Cases Signed – Executive Sign
March 3, 2011 HB 29 Mandatory Testing for Suspected DUI Offenders Signed – Executive Sign
March 2, 2011 HB 1 Relating to General Government Appropriations Vetoed – Executive Line Item Veto
March 2, 2011 SF 1 Relating to Appropriations Vetoed – Executive Line Item Veto
Feb. 19, 2011 SJ 2 Health Care Decisions for Citizens Signed – Executive Sign
Feb. 15, 2011 HB 31 Electronic Wagering Signed – Executive Sign

Profession: Attorney

JD, University of Wyoming College of Law, 1987
Bachelor's, Trinity University, San Antonio, 1984

Political Experience:
Governor, State of Wyoming, 2010-present
United States Attorney, State of Wyoming, 2001-2007

Professional Experience:
Owner/Operator, Farming and Ranching Business
Board of Directors, Wyoming Bank and Trust
Former County Prosecutor, Campbell County
Former Federal Prosecutor, United States Attorney's Office, Cheyenne
Former Special Assistant Attorney General, State of Wyoming
Former Special Assistant United States Attorney

Non Legislative Committees:
Member, Natural Resources Committee, National Governors Association
Co-Chair, State and Federal Sage Grouse Task Force
Member, United States Homeland Security Advisory Council
Founder, Project Safe Childhood
Former Chair, Rocky Mountain HIDTA
Former Member, United States Attorney General's Anti-Terrorism Task Force

Current Legislative Committees:

Member, National Governors Association
Lifetime Member, National Rifle Association
Board of Directors, Wyoming Business Council

Awards and Publications:

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