Britta Mireley is our new Deputy Executive Director!

Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness is pleased to announce that Assistant Program Coordinator Britta Mireley has been promoted to the newly created position of Deputy Executive Director.

In her new capacity, which began July 30, Mireley will work closely with FSPW Executive Director Phil Hough and staff to achieve goals and objectives of the organization, and to ensure effective implementation and administration of daily programs and operations. In this position, Mireley will be part of the senior management team, supporting the Executive Director and organization in meeting fundraising goals, managing expenses and ensuring the delivery of organizational and program goals. Mireley will also perform the duties of the Executive Director in Phil’s absence.

Over the last 2 years, Mireley has consistently demonstrated a high level of performance and has taken on increasing responsibilities. She has become an extremely valuable part of the organization.  This new full-time position aligns with FSPW’s organization needs and Mireley’s growth as a leader. “Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness is excited at the opportunities this promotion offers,” said Hough, “for both the organization as well as Britta!”

Mireley came to FSPW in 2015 after extensive work with many non-profits in Wyoming while working for the Wyoming Business Council in Cheyenne.

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About The Author:

Sandy Compton has been program coordinator for Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness since 2009. He is also a storyteller and author of both fiction and non-fiction books, and the publisher at

In addition to his other duties, he runs the FSPW All Star Trail Team (, which works on Forest Service trails in the Scotchman Peaks. He is a trail surveyor as well, and a C-Certified Crosscut Bucker/Feller and USFS National Saw Policy OHLEC instructor.

Sandy grew up on a small farm/woodlot at the south end of the proposed wilderness and lives there still. He is also board member of the National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance and a planning team member for the Northern Rockies Wilderness Skills Institute.

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  1. Congratulations Britta! Very well-deserved promotion. 🙂 🙂

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