WRS Board Member
Vicci Colgan graduated with a degree in English in 1970 and taught eighth grade students for seven years before attending the University of Wyoming College of Law, where she obtained her J.D. in 1981. She then worked in various capacities for 34 years for the State of Wyoming, including as a law clerk for the Hon. C. Stuart Brown on the Wyoming Supreme Court, 24 years in the Civil Division and as Chief Deputy of the Wyoming Attorney General's Office for two attorneys general, and eight years as the Deputy State Auditor for two State Auditors. She has extensive experience in administrative law, and in defending audits conducted by the Department of Revenue and Department of Audit. She also has worked with the Legislature in drafting the request for proposal and helping select the independent consultant firm which conducted a review several years ago of the governance of the Wyoming Retirement System.
Ms. Colgan also was a member of the Governor's ARRA Committee and served as chair of the committee which set up state policy for reporting receipt and disbursement of ARRA funds. As Deputy Auditor, she also participated with the State Treasurer's Office in its interview processes for investment managers and in review of results obtained by those managers.
Vicci and her husband have been married for over forty years, and have two children. Her husband runs a family business with his brothers. Vicci retired in November 2014, and is very honored to be able to serve as the retiree representative on the Wyoming Retirement Board.