Goshen County Lodging Tax Board

The purposes of the Goshen County Tourism Promotion Joint Powers Board (Board) shall be: To provide for the promotion of travel and tourism to and within the various geographic areas and economic centers in Goshen County and to facilitate and bring about broad and effective development and marketing programs; and to enhance and improve overnight and destination tourism.

The Goshen County Tourism Promotion Joint Powers Board, also known as the Goshen County Lodging Tax Board, is charged with promoting local travel and tourism. The lodging tax board implements the proposition approved by the voters of Goshen County to impose a county sales and use tax on lodging services for travel and tourism promotion.

The lodging tax board is comprised of 9 members. One member is a representative from the Wyoming Travel & Industry Coalition, Goshen County appoints three members and each municipality appoints one member.

Board of Directors

Executive Team

Chair - Sarah Chaires 

Vice Chair - Callie Allred 

Treasurer - Marisa Johnson

Secretary - Sarita Hansen 

Board Members 

 Ashley Lay 

Dan Ellis

Jennifer Lanier  

Tom Baker 

Wyoming Travel & Industry Coalition

Chris Brown 

Christine Hill


Budget Hearing Meeting FY 2019

July 2018

August 2018

September 2018

October 2018

November 2018



July 2018

August 2018 

September 2018   

October 2018       

November 2018    


Tourism Sponsorship Program:

Entities eligible to apply for grants must have the capability of attracting visitors to Goshen County and must have projects that will promote tourism within Goshen County.  

The goals of the grant program are to attract more visitors to Goshen County, provide meaningful visitor resident interaction and positive benefits, support events that offer local, regional, and national public relations value, encourage collaboration between event producers, and promote self-sufficiency of the event  

How the Grant Program Works 
The applicant will submit a completed application and provide cost estimates. Applicants have the option to present their project(s)to the Grant Committee. The Grant Program will reimburse funds based on submittal of paid receipts and Final Report of the project within sixty days of event completion.  

Applications are reviewed two times per fiscal year, and awards are made within 45 days from the due date. Applications and supporting materials must be received by noon on the following due dates:  

February 28th
September 30th

Applications may be mailed or hand-delivered to: 
Go Goshen Visitor Center 
2042 Main Street  
Torrington, WY 82240  

Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or by appointment. For questions or more information, please contact Sandy Hoehn, Community Development Director: 307-532-3879 or email at sandy@goshenwyo.com