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Following is information pertaining to the safe environment of our children. Please contact Patti Loehrer, Chancellor, at 307.638.1530 if you have any questions.

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Mandatory Reporting Responsibilities

Creating a Safe Environment

Ensuring a Safe Environment

Instructions Concerning Interactions with Minors and Vulnerable Adults

Norms for Responding to Reports of Sexual Abuse of Minors and Vulnerable Adults

Reporting Sexual Misconduct

Diocese of Cheyenne Child Abuse Reporting Form

Members of the Diocesan Review Board

Safe Environment Training

Cheyenne Deanery

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Casper Deanery

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Sheridan Deanery

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Rock Springs Deanery

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Thermopolis Deanery

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Members of the Diocesan Review Board

Very Reverend Carl Gallinger, Vicar General

Father Carl Gallinger attended Conception Seminary College, graduating in 1985 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy. He attended St. Thomas Seminary in Denver, Colorado, graduating in 1989. Fr. Gallinger was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Cheyenne in 1989. He has served as Parochial Vicar at Immaculate Conception, Green River, St. Anthony’s Casper, and St. Mary’s Cathedral in Cheyenne. He has served as pastor of St. Paul’s Newman Center in Laramie and is currently the pastor of St. Joseph’s in Cheyenne since July of 2012. He was appointed Vicar General for the Diocese of Cheyenne in July of 2012.

Antoinette Williams Healy, JD, MPA

Antoinette “Toni” Williams Healy was raised on her family’s ranch in Northeast Wyoming. She graduated from Black Hills State University in Spearfish, South Dakota where she received her undergraduate degree in political science. Before attending law school, Toni worked for the South Dakota state legislature and later for now Senator John Thune. She received her juris doctorate and master of public administration degrees from the University of South Dakota. She has worked extensively as a prosecutor handling child abuse and sexual assault cases. Toni served as the chief deputy prosecuting attorney in Laramie County before her appointment by the Governor to her current position as a Laramie County Circuit Court Judge.

Ray Fleming Dinneen, Psy. D

Dr. Ray Fleming Dinneen is the Founder and Executive director of CLIMB Wyoming, a non-profit organization that trains and places low-income single mothers in higher paying careers. She developed the CLIMB program in Laramie County, Wyoming in 1986 to meet the job and life skills needs of low-income single mothers. In 2004, she expanded the CLIMB program to six additional sites across Wyoming which now serve families in 12 counties. Dr. Fleming Dinneen has been a long time advocate of Wyoming families. She currently serves on the Supreme Court’s created Equal Justice Wyoming Board of Commissioners and on the Board of the Wyoming Children’s Society. She has also served on the planning committee for the Governor’s initiative to bring the Family and Economic Self-Sufficiency Standard to WYoming and the United Way of Laramie County's Women Leadership Council.

Eric Jackson, M.Ed.

Eric has been a principal in Cheyenne for the past 10 years. He is a graduate of the University of Wyoming. He has a master’s in education, as well as an administrative endorsement through Colorado State University. Eric is a Wyoming native who was born and raised in Sheridan, Wyoming. Eric’s career as an educator has given him multiple opportunities to work with community organizations that focus on supporting childhood academic, social, and emotional growth. His experience in multiple states gives him a unique perspective on the needs of children who come from diverse backgrounds.

Mary Adams, LMFT LAT

Mary J. Adams is licensed and in practice as a Marriage & Family Therapist and Addictions Therapist. She has a Master’s Degree in Marriage & Family Therapy from Sioux Falls Seminary in South Dakota. She has been committed to helping families, individuals, teens and children for almost two decades in Cheyenne, Wyoming. She has experience in working with medical, legal and law enforcement professionals. She has served the Catholic Community as a teacher, in designing programs for children, teens and adults, and in serving as a Eucharistic Minister at Holy Trinity Church.

Tim Jurkowski LPC

Tim completed his BA in Psychology at The Catholic University of America and completed his MA in Counseling at The Franciscan University of Steubenville. Tim is a licensed professional counselor. His main focus is treating children and families who are victims of trauma. He has additional training in the areas of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, Play Therapy, and The Child Trauma Academy acknowledges that he has completed Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics Training Certification through the Phase I level.