Barry Cook

Title: City Administrator
Phone: (307) 527-3462
City Administrator

Barry A. Cook was appointed as City Administrator by the Mayor and Council in August 2014. Barry began his career in local government as a Circuit Rider Administrator in Fremont County, Wyoming. He then moved to his hometown of Wheatland, Wyoming where he served as the Town’s Clerk/Treasurer. Continuing his career in local government, Barry served as the City Administrator for the City of Post Falls, Idaho. Most recently Barry was the City Administrator for the City of Green River, Wyoming for 18 years before moving to Cody, Wyoming.

Barry has a master’s degree in Public Administration from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, CA and a bachelor of science from the University of Wyoming. He is a member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA). He is also a member and past president of the Great Open Spaces City Management Association (GOSCMA). In addition, Barry has been a lobbyist and served on the board of directors and several committees for the Wyoming Associations of Municipalities (WAM). He enjoys being part of the community and has been involved in both Rotary and Kiwanis organizations. Barry is also a graduate of Leadership Wyoming. His hobbies include reading, golfing, hiking, camping with family, and traveling. Barry and his wife Suzi have four adult children and three grandchildren.


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