WYSRO is a 501-c-3 not for profit organization and is committed to the safety and education of youth in the State of Wyoming. WYSRO began as a collaborative effort between School Resource Officers to share information and ideas on how to better serve our youth.
Today WYSRO is involved with several programs that help support the youth of our communities. Programs such as CAMP POSTCARD, Junior Police Academies, Anti-Bullying Programs, Internet Safety, Bull Riding , Cowboy Ethics, and many more.
The Wyoming School Resource Officers Association is divided into 5 regions across the State and also has elected board members. Our board consists of, President, Vice-President, 2nd. Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary.
Below are the elected board members for 2016-2018.
President: Manny Fardella
Department: Cheyenne Police Department
Manny has been in law enforcement for 15 years; seven in his home state of New Hampshire, and eight years with Cheyenne PD. Manny has been a School Resource Officer with the Cheyenne Police Department for five years, currently serving as the SRO at South High School. Manny has been an active member with the Wyoming School Resource Officers Association (WYSROA); serving as the director for region II from 2012-2014, and serving as the Vice President since 2014.
Manny has had the opportunity to bring SRO trainings, specialized programs, and a variety of events to Cheyenne over the last four years. He presented these trainings and events as opportunities to enhance school safety awareness in the community and in the schools, along with providing educational programs to students, school personnel, and other SRO's in the region.
Manny is an active member with the National Association of School Resource Officers, and currently serves as a National Instructor. This responsibility allows Manny to instruct NASRO trainings to SRO's and Educators across the country about school-based policing, and how to be successful in an SRO program. Manny is truly thankful for the support his agency has given him; for allowing him to serve in the capacity as an SRO, and to have the opportunity to represent his agency in state and national organizations. The SRO specialty is truly Manny's passion!
In his spare time, Manny enjoys umpiring the game of baseball for SEWUA organization, which provides umpires for Legion Baseball in the region. Being a native to the Boston area, Manny is a big fan of his New England sports teams! In addition to sports, Manny enjoys the outdoors, cooking, and traveling.
Phone: (307) 771-2410 x22114
Vice President: Jacob Conilogue
Department: Lander Police Department
Jacob Conilogue has been in law enforcement 8 years, all with the Lander Police Department, and has been a School Resource Officer since 2012. Officer Conilogue serves as one of two School Resources Officers for Fremont County School District #1. Officer Conilogue is currently serving as Secretary for the Wyoming School Resource Officers Association.
Officer Conilogue graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2007 with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology. Officer Conilogue teaches Drivers Education in the Summer time and is involved in other programs that engage the youth of our community. In his spare time Officer conilogue enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.
2nd Vice President: Clay Jarvie
Department: Rock Springs Police Department
Treasurer: Cody Myers
Department: Riverton Police Department
I have been a School Resource Officer (SRO) for 10 years working for the Riverton Police Department and the Fremont County School District #25. I am a past president for the Wyoming School Resource Officers Association (WYSRO) and current Treasurer. I have served as an instructor for the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) and I am a past Region 8 Director for NASRO. I served on the Governor’s Task Force for School Safety in 2013 and continue to work towards the safety and security of our schools in Wyoming and across the United States. I am involved in several programs that work with youth; I believe if we give of our time and talents we can make the world a better place.
Secretary: Jason Pelligrino
Department: Powell Police Department