Snowy Range Academy

Snowy Range Academy Board of Directors

The Snowy Range Academy Board of Education is comprised of nine board members who freely dedicate their time and energy to serving our school community. Our board members know that the students always come first; they make every decision with only the students’ best interests in mind.

Help Lead SRA Into the Future

Join the SRA board of directors, become a leader, and help make the difficult but necessary decisions that will help SRA continue our standards of academic excellence as we expand for the future.

    Governing Board Meetings

    We invite the public to join our board of directors at our monthly meetings. We generally hold our meetings on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. However, there may be some exceptions or changes, so please visit this page to confirm the details.

      Annual Report

      Snowy Range Academy would like to invite you to view our annual report. We appreciate your support!

      Meet Our Board of Directors

      Cassie Miller
      Chair/Parent Member
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      About Cassie Miller

      Cassie Miller is an SRA parent. She is currently a full-time realtor at Advantage Real Estate in downtown Laramie and holds degrees in P.E. teaching, k-12, and pastoral ministry. Cassie moved to Laramie 24 years ago and enjoys spending time with family and friends, practicing yoga, and playing music. Her goals as a board member are to help increase the enrollment of the school, guide the future expansion, and to give back to the SRA community that has so positively impacted her daughter and family.  


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      Dr. Kenneth Zheng
      Vice Chair
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      Sheila Mueller
      Treasurer/Parent Member
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      About Sheila Mueller

      Sheila is a hard-working mother of three who joined the SRA community in 2010 when her daughter Saige was enrolled in kindergarten. Her son Dane also attends SRA as a third grader. Sheila was elected to the SRA board as a parent member in 2016 where she assumed the secretary role and moved to serve as the treasurer. She is currently the emeritus member on the board. She has lived in Laramie since 1988 and has worked at the local Toyota dealership as the comptroller/office manager for 15 years. 

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      Tod Scott
      Secretary/Community Member
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      About Tod Scott

      Tod Scott is SRA’s community board member. He has two children currently pursuing college degrees who previously attend SRA, and he credits SRA for much of their academic success. He has worked in operations at UW since 2003. Prior to that, he worked construction including constructing the original walls for SRA’s classrooms. He has a master’s degree in public administration from UW. Tod has lived in Laramie off and on most of his life but continuously since 1998. He enjoys softball, bowling, and riding his bike all over town. Tod firmly believes SRA has an excellent learning environment, and his goal as a board member is continued academic excellence at SRA.

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      John Cowper
      Principal
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      About John Cowper

      John Cowper is a native of Laramie, Wyoming and honored to be the principal of Snowy Range Academy. An educator, John has worked in Wyoming and Alaska as a speech-language pathologist, educational case manager, administrator, and presenter over the last 27 years. John believes every student should be afforded an education that prepares them for success in life. At the same time, he recognizes the hard work and dedication teachers put into planning and instruction to facilitate and support this success. John’s instructional leadership style reflects a balance where all students can achieve, and teachers are supported to make this possible. John received a degree in speech-language pathology and audiology in 1990 from the University of Wyoming and earned a master’s of education degree in communication disorders from Utah State University in 1994. Additionally, he completed his educational leadership certification in 2015 through the University of Wyoming. John enjoys spending time with his wife and three sons enjoying Wyoming outdoors.

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      Amy Wright
      Employee Representative
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      Dr. Clayton Schultz
      Parent Member
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      About Dr. Clayton Schultz

      Dr. Clayton Schultz is an SRA parent. Three of his children currently attend SRA, with a fourth starting soon. For the past nine years, he has been the director of the WEST Institute of Shepherds Theological Seminary. Dr. Schultz began serving on the SRA board in 2017. He enjoys teaching, backpacking, rock climbing, and spending time with his family. His goals as a board member are to help ensure a good learning environment, increase learning opportunities, and help SRA expand its facilities.

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      Lindsay Schumaker
      Parent Member
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      About Lindsay Schumaker

      Lindsay Schumaker is a parent board member for SRA. She holds a bachelor’s degree, master's degree, and professional license in civil engineering. She is currently a stay-at-home mom and serves on the City of Laramie Traffic Commission. Her oldest daughter, Anna, started at SRA as a kindergartner in 2018. Since that time, Lindsay has served the board on the grant writing and marketing committees. In her free time, she loves to travel, cook, read, hike, ski, and garden.

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      David Kling
      Community Member
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      About David Kling

      David Kling is one of SRA’s community board members. David grew up in the Laramie community and attended the University of Wyoming where he received his B.S. in Finance and B.S. in Economics. He currently works as a Vice President with First Interstate Wealth Management and possesses a Series 7, General Securities License and a Series 66, Combined Uniform Securities and Registered Investment Advisor License. He earned the Certified Trust & Financial Advisor (CTFA) designation through the Institute of Certified Bankers in 2011 and obtained the designation of certified financial planner™ in 2017. In addition, David is also a licensed insurance producer within the State of Wyoming.

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