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Casper shares names of 10 candidates wanting to fill vacant seat on city council

Members of the Casper City Council being sworn-in during the Jan. 5 meeting at City Hall. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper City Council will be interviewing ten candidates to fill the Ward 1 vacancy on the city council starting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 14.

The City of Casper shared online the names and applications of the candidates who have applied for the vacant seat left by the departure of former Khrystyn Lutz.

The candidates who have applied include the following Ward 1 Casper residents:

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  • Dennis Rollins 
    • Independent film and television producer
  • Jacqueline Anderson
    • Former city council member
  • Kimberly Holloway
  • Zarryn Hinchen
    • Founder of Artemisia Dining
    • Butcher at Brattis Meat Market
    • Former kitchen consultant at Wyoming Food for Thought Project
    •  Application & Résumé
  • Wes Connell
    • Senior pastor at River of Life Church
    • Director of Cascade Coffee Shop
    • Owner of NeXus Design Group
    • Professional life coach 
  • David Hulshizer
  • Shannon O’Quinn
    • Independent Contract Designer
    • Member of Casper LGBTQ Advisory Council
  • Jai-Ayla Quest
    • Program specialist for the Mass Violence and Atrocities Program at the Stanley Center for Peace and Security
    • Mother of three-year-old twins
    • Application & Résumé 
  • John Minchow
    • Employer listed as Rocky Mountain Power – Dave Johnston Power Plant
    • Application
  • Garret Poste
    • Wyoming Cancer Coalition Coordinator and HIV case manager and contract tracer at Casper-Natrona County Health Department
    • Former U.S. Peace Corps volunteer
    • Application & Résumé