About Gregg Blikre Representative for Wyoming House District 53 -
Gillette, Campbell County, Wyoming:
My wife is Jackie Blikre - Chief Deputy Treasurer for Campbell County. Jackie and I have been married since October of 1978. Our daughter Kelly and her husband Lucas Howell are serving in the Teach for America program in rural Louisiana.
I am a Vietnam Veteran of the United States Navy serving from 1968 to 1972. Upon my Honorable Discharge from the US Navy, I enrolled in college at Minot State University in Minot, North Dakota earning a BA Degree graduating in 1977. While in College I served as President of the Minot State Veterans Club and then as President of the North Dakota State Collegiate Veterans Association.
I am a member of the Veteran of Foreign Wars, the American
Legion, and Vietnam Veterans of America.
I moved to Gillette in 1977 and have lived here since then. I have worked as a businessman here in Gillette starting as a manager with Montgomery Wards in 1977, as an owner and manager of The Appliance and Light Store, as a manager for Davis Chevrolet and White-Davis Motors and now for 5 years as a Vice President for the First National Bank of Gillette.
In my 33 years here in Gillette, I have always been involved in service to the community. I will list some of those forms of service over the years:
United Way Volunteer, US Jaycees - Gillette President and Wyoming Vice President, Powder River Shrine Club - President and Patient Travel Coordinator, Committees for the Gillette Chamber of Commerce, Campbell County Energizers - President, Prince of Peace Church - Board and President and 22 years a Sunday School Teacher, Coach for elementary school girls basketball team & men's softball team, Campbell County Baseball Association - the committee that worked to build the CCBA Stadium and Field where the American Legion Baseball Team plays, Gillette Track Club - Chairman, Gillette Energy Rotary Club - Chairman, Campbell County Public Land Board - Chairman, Campbell County 1% Committee - Chairman, Campbell County School District Board - Clerk, Board of Cooperative Education - Chairman, Campbell County Community Public Recreation District - Chairman, National School Boards Association - Policy and Resolutions Committee, Wyoming School Boards Association - President, Gillette College Foundation - President, USS Denver CL 58 and LPD 9 Association - President - Representative House District 53 Wyoming House of Representatives.
My life of service has prepared me well to serve as your Representative to the Wyoming Legislature.