A Volunteer Board Promotes

Devils Tower Country


The Crook County Promotion board is responsible for promoting the growth and development of Crook County in Wyoming. The board was established on the 26th day of July, 1989. A Joint Powers Agreement between the towns of Sundance, Hulett, Moorcroft, Pine Haven, and the board of County Commissioners of Crook County, Wyoming had been signed on the 13th day of July 1989 which paved the way for the Promotion Board to be created.

Steve Lenz • [email protected]

Steve Lenz, a lifelong entrepreneur, joined the Crook County Tourism Promotion Board in 2016. He graduated from Sundance High School in 1981 and is a 1983 President’s Honor Roll, Phi Theta Kappa, Business graduate from Sheridan College. He and his wife Kathy have owned, operated or started businesses in Sundance for 27 years. Among them are Black Iron Guns & The Vault, Off the Grid Sports, Sundance Hardware, Mountain View Campground, Country Cottage & Yogurt Garden, Sundance Subway, and a food truck — Chuckwagon Concession Co.

Steve currently owns Black Iron Guns/The Vault. As a Business Consultant he is working/volunteering on “awakening the brand” of Sundance, Wyoming. During his two-year campaign to help Sundance become a Main Street Affiliate Community, he co-authored a $33K WBC BRC grant for a Community Assessment & Downtown Plan. He’s actively involved in the restoration of Old Stoney and co-authored a $3 million grant that will position the building to be the future home of the Crook County Museum and Cultural Center.

Kendra Meidinger • [email protected]

Kendra Meidinger was born and raised west of Hulett, Wyo., graduating from Hulett High School in 2001. She graduated from BHSU with a bachelors degree in Outdoor Education. She went on to work as a park ranger at Devils Tower National Monument, for the  Wyoming Office of Tourism and managed a Guest Ranch.  She currently is the general manager at Devils Tower Outfitters.  Kendra’s civic work includes serving with AmeriCorps NCCC  and serving on the board of directors for the Devils Tower Natural History Association. She is currently is the treasurer of the Crook County Promotion Board representing the town of Pine Haven, as well as serving on the Black Hills and Badlands Tourism Association Board.

Kendra, her husband, Trampas and their 3 children; Jilian, Aubrey and Eli live near Hulett and enjoy spending time with family, camping and boating at Keyhole, and hunting.

Bob Olsen

Deb Smith