Anastasia Marchese – Acting Director

Ana started as an intern with ESPC in 2018. She has a degree in Social Work with a minor in Women and Gender Studies. She is passionate about creating positive change within communities. She loves working with ESPC because we provide political support and opportunity for all people in Wyoming. She lives in Laramie with her two cats Boo and Reggie.

Jen Simon – Senior Policy Advisor

Jen Simon serves as Senior Policy Advisor to Equality State Policy Center addressing equitable policymaking in Wyoming through The Gender Lens Project. She consults on gender, healthcare, cross-partisan leadership, and democracy reform. Governor Mead appointed Jen to the Wyoming Council for Women where she serves as Vice Chair. She is the founder of the Wyoming Women’s Action Network and a co-founder of Womentum. She holds a Master of Theological Studies from Vanderbilt University and a BA in art and art history from Colorado College. She resides in Teton County with her husband Adam and their dog Gus.

Stefani Farris – Development Writer

Stefani joined the Equality State Policy Center in 2020. She has worked in Wyoming’s nonprofit sector for the last 20+ years, most recently as the associate director of the Wyoming Outdoor Council. Stefani holds a master’s degree in creative writing and undergraduate degrees in English and Women’s Studies. She lives in Lander.