Pinedale’s Coke Landers honored by state association

From left, WACD President Todd Heward, Darrell Walker, Molly, Landers, Coke Landers, Kathy Landers and Guy Landers gather for a group photo after he won the award.

Coke Landers was honored at the 2022 Natural Resource Rendezvous by the Wyoming Association of Conservation Districts (WACD). Coke received the Darrell Walker Outstanding Supervisor Award. Yes, the award is named after Sublette County’s own Darrell Walker. Coke was nominated by Sublette County Conservation District (2010 to present) and the Medicine Bow Conservation District (2008 to 2009). Coke has sat on both of the boards over the years. Lander currently sits on the WACD Board of Directors (2018 to present) representing southwest Wyoming conservation districts. He is very active, not only in Sublette County, but also at the state level. Below is just a portion of what Landers has done and does in his free time.

  • Served on the Medicine Bow Conservation District Board, 2008 to 2009
  • Chairman of the Sublette County Conservation District Board, 2010 to present
  • President of the Upper Green River Cattleman’s Association, 2022 to present
  • Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative Executive Committee, 2021 to present
  • Serves on the Board of the Wyoming Association of Conservation Districts as Area V

director, 2018 to present

  • Current chairman on Public Lands Committee of Wyoming Association of Conservation

Districts

  • Served on the Board of Directors for the Wyoming Association of Conservation Districts

as the Area V Alternate, 2013 to 2018

  • Past president of the Green River Valley Cattlemen’s Association, 2014 to 2015
  • Wyoming Public Lands Initiative, Sublette County Committee co-chairman
  • Sublette County 4-H Beef superintendent, 2021 to present

When Landers isn’t volunteering for his civic duties, he chases his three daughters around to their sporting events and activities, all while managing the Murdoch Cattle Company. As you can see from the long list of reasons above, Coke was well deserved in earning the 2022 Darrell Walker Outstanding Supervisor Award.

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