Executive Staff

Ray Brand, IT Coordinator

Ray Brand is a Information Technology Coordinator and has been with ETS since April 2012. In this position, he provides technical review and expertise to other agencies as well as research, evaluate and recommend IT solutions. In his spare time serves as an assistant scoutmaster for BSA Troop 101 and crew advisor for BSA Crew 101. Previously, Ray was with the Wyoming Department of Health for 15 years working in various roles including IT Operations Manager and IT Administrator and has been with the State of Wyoming since 1993. Ray is a University of Wyoming graduate with a B.S. in Computer Science and is CISSP certified.



Jackie Childress, Chief Financial Officer

Jackie Childress is the Chief Financial Officer managing the agency’s budgets and providing financial analysis/forecasting. She is responsible for all financial reporting. Since the agency was formed in 2012, Jackie has been instrumental in redefining the ETS budget funding structure. Jackie has worked in financial management within state government since 1989 spending the majority of time within the technology field. Jackie has been asked to speak at the IT Financial Management Association’s conferences and has served as a financial subject matter expert for the State. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wyoming. Outside of work, Jackie spends time with her four grandchildren.


Arlen Fletcher, Chief Information Security Officer

Arlen Fletcher has worked as an information security professional for over fifteen years and has broad experience in both industry (PACCAR, Inc., The Schwan Food Co.) and academia (University of Denver, Gonzaga University). Arlen earned a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Washington State University in 2006 and received his M.A.Sc. degree in Security Management from the University of Denver in 2010. Arlen maintains the Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) certification. A native of Washington State, Arlen is a former hang glider pilot and SCUBA diver, and enjoys landscape and nature photography, bread making, hiking, snowshoeing, and is an active ham radio enthusiast. Arlen is married to Fran, an R.N., and has two daughters, four grandsons, and one granddaughter.


  
Timothy Sheehan, IT Coordinator


Timothy Sheehan brings over seventeen years of information technology experience as an entrepreneur and in healthcare, K-12 education and state and local government. As an IT Coordinator, Timothy works both internally within ETS and in partnering with state agencies advising them on how to use technology in order to meet their business objectives, overcome challenges and improve efficiency of systems.



Michael Vuyk, IT Communications Coordinator

Michael Vuyk has twenty years of marketing, public relations and strategic planning. Hired in July of 2017 as an IT Communication Coordinator for the ETS, his position is responsible for communications with state agencies, media and the public. Michael grew up outside of Wyoming; however, he has spent the last decade living and working in Wyoming. Michael considers Wyoming home for his family with his wife Candi, they have raised six boys and one daughter in Cheyenne. Michael is a graduate of the Eccles School of Business at the University                                                           of Utah.