Laramie, Wy – Rita Meyer made it official Tuesday -- she's running for state auditor.
Meyer, of Cheyenne, served as chief of staff under former Governor Geringer from 1998-to-2002.
Meyer is a colonel in the Wyoming Air National Guard. She has served in the guard in Afghanistan and in the first Iraq war.
She has undergraduate degrees in business and education from the University of Wyoming, and master's degrees in business administration from Regis University in Denver.
Meyer joins Hulett businessman Bruce Brown in the race for the Republican nomination for the auditor's office.
State Auditor Max Maxfield is prevented by term limits from running for the post again.