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Meet the Council

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Current Town Council Information


Mayor

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Jason C. Inskeep
mayor@aftonwyoming.gov
JC Inskeep moved to Afton on February 5, 2005 with his wife Brenda, children Alicia, Jared and Sydney. JC was elected as Mayor in 2019, he served on the Afton town council the previous 8 years. He served active military in the Army from 1990 to 1993 station in Germany during Operation Desert Shield. Graduated from Idaho State University with a Bachelor in Business. He works for Lincoln County School District No. 2 as the Business Manager. 
 
JC served on the Star Valley Chamber of Commerce as a member then the treasurer for two years, and has helped on the Town of Afton economic development board. For the past 10 years JC volunteers in Special Olympics and teaches autistic and down syndrome children to Alpine ski. JC enjoys biking, hiking, rock climbing and spending time with family and friends. 

Councilman
 
Dirk Hillyard

 

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Jeff Jensen
jjensen@aftonwyoming.gov
Jeff Jensen moved to Afton in the summer of 2013 with his wife Tami and four of their five children, McKell, Jaron, Kyle, and Julianna. The oldest, Courtney (Hurst), moved to Afton in 2019 and teaches at Osmond Elementary. Jeff graduated from Utah State University with a bachelor’s degree in Geography. His background is in geographic information systems, spatial analytics, and cartography, and is currently employed by Silver Star Communications in that capacity.  Prior to moving to Afton, Jeff was employed by an environmental consulting firm working on projects mainly throughout the west. Jeff served on the Afton Utility Board for two years and previously served six years on a planning and zoning board in another similarly sized community.  Jeff and his family love the outdoors and this place they call home, Afton.

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William Wilkes
wwilkes@aftonwyoming.gov
William Wilkes was elected to serve as a Councilman to the Town of Afton in January of 2019. His background is in education with an undergraduate degree in Neurobiology and a Masters in Teaching. William is currently employed by Star Valley Health and working as a Laboratory Scientist. William is an Afton native and a graduate of Star Valley High School. His beautiful wife is Karlee Wilkes, Daughter of Val and Debbie Harris of Smoot. William and his wife have two wonderful, energetic kids named Karson and Eden. William loves the outdoors and can be found on the river fishing or playing a round at Star Valley View Golf Course. 

Councilwoman 
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Abby Humes
ahumes@aftonwyoming.gov
Abby Peavler Johnson was born and raised in Afton and has a deep-rooted affection for the town and it's residents. After several years away, she and her family returned to Afton in 2013 and shortly thereafter she began her career in Real Estate. Her understanding and appreciation of the greater Star Valley area and it's rich offerings are the driving force behind her community and civic involvement. She has a passion for growth, improvement and service and is dedicated to contributing to the vibrancy, strength and preservation of Afton as one of America's greatest small towns. In her free time, you'll find her gardening, soaking up the sun, exploring new places, photographing everything, or relaxing with friends and family.