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Vital Signs Committee

Since 2007 the Vital Signs committee of the Cody Medical Foundation has worked to find volunteers in our community who work to help better the lives of people in West Park Hospital District which includes the towns of Cody and Meeteetse. The committee then puts on a fundraising event to celebrate those special volunteers and to support the Cody Medical Foundation in its causes to make Cody and surrounding area healthier!

MARTY COE, aka Fearless Leader, has been the Executive Secretary for the Cody Medical Foundation since 1988. She is in charge of the “Vital Signs” annual fundraiser, as well as all Cody Medical Foundation board meetings.  She is also responsible for all charitable donations and special events. A longtime resident of Cody, she has served the Cody community in many roles, for countless organizations over the years.  She is a passionate advocate of mental health awareness, and has served on the Board of Yellowstone Behavioral Health, and was President of the NAMI State Board.  She is also an Associate Broker for Berkshire Hathaway Brokerage West.

MEGHAN BRADY has been a member of the party committee since 2012. While on the committee she has chaired the Beck Lake Challenge and the 2014 – 2016 raffles.  In the past, she has also volunteered for Northwest Family Planning.

LANI SNYDER has been on the party committee since 2008. A Cody native and University of Wyoming graduate in Finance. Lani is currently the office manager of Rawhide Well Service, LLC.  Her past volunteer efforts include co-chairing the Western Design Conference and Cody High Style Fashion Shows, and co-chair of the Patrons Ball. She has also put her number skills to work at the Park County Nordic Ski Association, Park County Republican Women, Northwest Family Planning, and Park County Relay for Life, and the Park County Animal Shelter fundraising campaign.

ANNE MARIE SHRIVER has been a member of the party committee since 2008.

PAM FEELEY has been on the party committee since 2007. She has been a member of the Cody Stampede Parade Committee; Parent-Teachers Advisory Board; an EMT with the WPH ambulance service; Crisis Intervention Services Board Member; a board member of the Park County Child Protection Team; the Domestic Violence Task Force; several years on the Patron’s Ball Committee; a Bright Futures Mentoring mentor; served on the Spirit Mountain Hospice Committee, the Fund-A-Foot Committee, Hospice Serenity Garden, Big Horn Basin Blitz, and continues to serve on the Beck Lake Challenge Committee.

CATHY SWARTZ joined the committee in 2011.  In addition to committee work,  Cathy volunteers with Christ Episcopal Church and raising scholarship money for women through PEO Cody Chapter AO.

THERESA DONLEY joined the committee in 2015.  She is active in the community and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Chamber of Commerce.  Since moving to Cody in 1994, Theresa has worked with various boards and committees and enjoys volunteering in many capacities.  She is also a Broker-Associate with Western Real Estate of Wyoming.

JOYCE BOYER retired and was asked to join the party committee in 2015.  The former Park County Clerk of District Court served for 22 years. During that time she was involved in improving jury service, court record keeping, and child support.  Joyce was formerly active in the effort to build the Hospice House, Soroptimist and the Relay for Life committee.  She continues to be active in Chapter AO PEO, and Beta Sigma Phi. 

CINDY BENNETT, a Cody native, has been a committee member since 2010 when she moved her fine art studio from Los Angeles to Cody. She served on the Patrons Ball Committee and was a Bright Futures art mentor. She is a member of Tax Facts, a co-founder of Love and Let Live Wyoming, and founder of AARF, Ace Assistance Relief Fund, a nonprofit helping people who, without aid, would otherwise lose their pets. Cindy is an advisor for FOAL, Friends of a Legacy, and Wyoming Rising and develops Braver Angel events in Park County. She exhibits her artwork throughout the US and is in the local permanent collections of the Rocky Mountain Vein Clinic and West Park Hospital.  

JODY HOLLY, joined the committee in 2016.  She and her husband own and manage Big Bear Motel and Big Bear Motors, all which keep her extremely on the go!  She is doing an amazing job for someone so new to the committee, and we so appreciate her support!

MARY HAUGEN was born and raised in Wyoming. She moved to Cody in 1968 when her dad, George Brown became the manager of the Hoodoo Ranch. Mary attended the University of Wyoming where she received 2 degrees. She spent the next 27 years as an Elementary School Counselor/Social Worker in Gillette. Three years ago she and her husband Marv retired and moved back to Cody to take care of her mother Donna Brown. She loves being back in Cody Country.

ALLISON OZBIRN FORKE was raised in Cody and worked in advertising and marketing while raising 3 kids.  Allison and her husband retired back in Cody in 2015.  She is a CASA in 5th Judicial District, has served on the board of the Eye Health Institute in Boulder CO, was active in St. John's Food Bank (Colorado), became a member of Vital Signs committee in 2015.  

CATHI LOVE joined the committee in 2018. Native Californians, Cathi and her husband moved to Cody in 2002 for a slower pace and for the fishing. After working at West Park Hospital for seven years, most recently as the Volunteer Coordinator, she retired in 2017. Cathi has been President of Park County Arts Council, President of Chapter AO PEO, and served on the board for Park County Leadership Institute and Women’s Business Expo. She was a member of Cody Ambassadors, Cody Garden Club and the Business Boot Camp Steering Committee. Most recently, she helped in the Beck Lake Challenge. Cathi enjoys playing pickleball, gardening, walking/hiking, reading, snowshoeing, cooking/baking and various crafts.

SUE VANDERMOLEN joined the committee in 2022. She moved to Cody in 2017 after rekindling a relationship with her college sweetheart Bruce McCormack. After a long career in apparel manufacturing with a large childrenswear company, Sue went back to school and earned her degree in culinary management. Now retired, she enjoys cooking, travel and motorcycling with Bruce around the West. She also enjoys being part of some wonderful Park County philanthropic organizations like the Cody Medical Foundation. 

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