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Ed Wright

Ed Wright is a member in Lions District Wyoming 15 and has been a Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank board member since 2014.

He has an A.A. from Mesa Community College, a B.A. from Arizona State University, an M.A. from Arizona State University, an Ed.S. from Idaho State University, and an Ed.D. from Montana State University.

Dr. Wright retired from the field of education in 2003 after serving as a teacher, principal, and associate superintendent. His experience includes work at private, foreign, parochial, and public schools from 4th grade teacher to university instructor. In 2003, he was appointed as Wyoming's 25th Adjutant General by then Governor Dave Freudenthal. As TAG, he was the commanding general of the Wyoming Army and Air National Guard. As the state director of the Wyoming Military Department, he served as the governor's principal advisor on military affairs and state emergency response. He also supervised the state veterans’ cemetery, Veterans Affairs Commission, Youth Challenge Program and state partnership with the North African country of Tunisia. General Wright retired from Military service in 2011 as a Lieutenant General.

Dr. Wright is married to Meg Wright and together they have three children and six grand children. After his retirement from the military, Dr. Wright was appointed by Governor Matt Mead to the Wyoming Parole Board. He is currently an adjunct professor at Eastern Wyoming Community College where he teaches in the political science department. His wife and he live on a farm near Torrington, Wyoming where they enjoy gardening, church service, and traveling to visit friends and family.