BLM welcomes Jason Gay as High Desert District Manager

ROCK SPRINGS —The Bureau of Land Management welcomes Jason Gay as the new District Manager for the High Desert District of Wyoming. As District Manager, Gay manages approximately 9.6 million acres of BLM-managed public land covering the Kemmerer, Pinedale, Rawlins and Rock Springs field office areas.

“Jason’s unique background and varied experience will serve him well, as well as our communities and the office, in his role as District Manager. We are thrilled to have him and look forward to the great work he is sure to do,” said BLM Wyoming State Manager Andrew Archuleta.

Gay is an Army veteran who brings a diverse background to BLM Wyoming, including time spent in oil and gas, engineering, research and development, investing, consulting and law. Gay is a member of the Texas State Bar and the Wyoming State Bar. Jason also served as a civilian Army employee in Crane, IN where he led a team responsible for a diverse portfolio of conventional munitions. Most recently, Gay served as Carbon County Deputy and District Attorney in Rawlins, WY. His wife, Lacey, is from Lander, WY. In addition to school-age children in Wyoming, Gay has adult children in North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas.

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Gay graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, a minor in Engineering, and a Masters of Business Administration, from the University of Houston with a Masters of Science in Finance and a Certificate in Financial Services Management, and from the University of Houston Law Center with a Juris Doctorate. He is an inactive member of the Texas State Bar and a member emeritus of the Wyoming State Bar.

“It’s great to work with the High Desert District team. My family and I love living in Wyoming, and I’m especially excited to be a part of the unique challenges and opportunities associated with the multipurpose, yield-driven mission. supported from the BLM in the High Desert District,” Gay said.

Daniel E. Murphy