The Campbell County Board of Commissioners nominated and approved Rusty Bell to serve as Chairman for 2019 today; Jan. 15, 2019
Born and raised in Gillette, Rusty Bell graduated from Campbell County High School in 1992 and received his BA in Biology in 1997 from Jamestown College in North Dakota. After graduation, he worked as a
wildland firefighter in, Chadron, Nebraska then on the Zig Zag Hotshots at Mt. Hood, Oregon. In 1998 while in Oregon he received an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology before moving back to his beloved hometown in 2001.
In 2001, Rusty was a substitute teacher and coached basketball at Sage
Valley Jr. High before starting RB Services LLC, that manages the manufacturing of stock panels for the Coal Bed Methane industry in 2005. In the summer of 2008, Rusty attended Second Nature School of Taxidermy and his hobby flourished into a business; Rusty’s Taxidermy. He serves as the Treasurer of the Wyoming Association of Taxidermy Artists, (Founding) President of the Wyoming Sportsman’s Group, and chair-elect of the Business Advocacy Committee for Campbell County Chamber of Commerce.
Rusty serves as the co-chair of the Campbell County Impaired Driving
Task Force and is a member of the Wyoming County Commissioners Association Executive Board. In 2017, Rusty was nominated to serve as the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners.
Rusty and his beautiful wife Toni, a CPA have two sons: Bowen and Blake. Their family hobbies include hunting, fishing, bow fishing, traveling and boy scouts.