Chamber President to Run for City Council Ward 3

Gillette, WY -  Julie  Simon, President/CEO of the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce announced today her intention to run for City Council Ward 3.  Ms. Simon, 54, has resided in Gillette since 1993.  She has served on several Boards in the community:  Powder River Symphony, Gillette Community Theatre, CASA for the Sixth Judicial District, Gillette Main Street, Women in Business, Wyoming Workforce Development, Razor City Toastmasters, and 8 years on the Gillette Public Access Board, 2 years as President. She is currently a precinct committeewoman for the Republican Party and has served as a delegate to the State Republican Convention.  Simon is also a member of the United States Chamber of Commerce, American Chamber of Commerce Executives, Wyoming Chamber Partnership, Wyoming Chambers of Commerce Health Benefit Association, and the United States Chamber of Commerce, Energy, Clean Air, and Natural Resources Committee.


Ms. Simon has a B.A. in Communications from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma and M.A. (ABT) in Communications from the University of Wyoming.  She is also a graduate of the U.S. Chamber’s Institute of Organization Management, the Gillette Area Leadership Institute and a certified notary public with the State of Wyoming.  She has served as President/CEO of the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce for 8 years.


Ms. Simon says she is running for office to serve the community, Ward 3 constituents, and to bring the voice of business to the council.  She believes that the council can benefit from her skills, talents, and resources on issues that affect jobs, the economy, and the people who live and work here.  “Emphasis should always be focused on serving the community by maintaining and developing infrastructure that makes sense and drives economic development,” commented Ms. Simon.


Ms. Simon and her family have always been avid supporters of the community.  Her husband, John, works for Yates Petroleum and has served on City and County Boards.  Her sons, Jordan, 12, and Joshua, 10, are active in school clubs and community organizations.
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