CRMC is a certified Rural Health Clinic that provides primary care services to our community. In addition to family practice and pediatrics, CRMC offers on-site lab, radiology and speech therapy services.
About Castle Rock Ambulance Service
Castle Rock Ambulance Service provides emergency medical services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to Green River and the surrounding area.
To provide affordable access to highest quality healthcare.
The Castle Rock Hospital District will:
- Continually monitor District health care needs and respond appropriately
- Create an environment fostering professional excellence
- Be known as a premier health care provider
- Strive to prevent illness and promote health
Quality, Sustainability, Accessibility, Respect & Trust, Compassion
Lynn Eskelson, MD
Dr. Lynn Eskelson (Dr. E) has been a Family Medicine/Emergency Room Physician for 30 years. He enjoys caring for babies to centurions, outpatient care, office surgery and urgent care. Before coming to Castle Rock, Dr. Eskelson practiced in Preston, Idaho for 25 years. His residency was at the University of Wyoming, Cheyenne and the University of Utah, Ogden component.
Dr. Eskelson is married, has five children and 16 grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, the outdoors, camping, hunting, fishing, downhill skiing, scouting, and doing church activities.
Connie Fauntleroy, MD
Dr. Fauntleroy has been the pediatrician at Castle Rock since 2012. She completed medical school and residency at Vanderbilt University and Children’s Hospital prior to relocating with her husband and children to Green River. Dr. Fauntleroy enjoys taking care of children of all ages, from infants to teenagers.
Dr. Fauntleroy treats a wide variety of illnesses, discusses nutrition and development concerns, and helps support the unique challenges that adolescence brings. She provides well child visits and feels strongly that children should be vaccinated to protect themselves and the community. Her goal is to provide a calm and comforting environment for newborns and their parents. She and her lactation consulting team help new moms work through the challenges of breastfeeding.
Dr. Fauntleroy, her husband and five children enjoy family time, outdoor activities and are actively involved in their church.
Joe Amy, PA-C
Joe was born and raised in Corry, PA. He graduated cum laud Cannon University Physician Assistant Program in 1982 where he specialized in Family Practice. He moved to Lander, Wyoming in 1983.
Joe has worked at Castle Rock Medical Center since 1995. As a Physician Assistant, he specializes in Family Practice medicine. He also provides Occupational Medicine and DOT physical exams.
His interests include photography, hunting, fishing, camping, biking and Cowboy Single Action Shooting. He has served as President, Vice-President, Secretary and Board Member of the Wyoming Association of Physician Assistants.
Joel Robertson, PA-C
Joel is a Wyoming native who graduated from Lovell High School in 2002. He then attended the University of Wyoming where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Nursing. While in Laramie attending the University of Wyoming he was deployed to Iraq with his Army National Guard Unit, where he also trained in Combat Life Saving. Joel was a member of the National Guard for eight years. Following his time in Laramie Joel received his Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from A.T. Still University in Mesa, AZ, in 2012.
Joel started practicing at Castle Rock Hospital District in September of 2012. As a Physician Assistant, he likes being able to get to know his patients and their families. He feels like the primary care setting gives him the opportunity to form trusting relationships with those he is caring for and he feels that is an important piece of good patient care.
Joel is married with four children. He loves fishing, hiking, sports, guitars, and most of all spending time with his family.
Kris Sherwin, PA-C
“Service to others extends beyond my professional life. As a member of the community, I participate to make a positive difference by volunteering in multiple youth organizations including Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, high school sports teams and Church youth activities.”
Kris moved to Wyoming with her family when she was a child. Attendance at rural schools meant snow machine rides to meet the bus and multiple grade levels in each classroom. After high school she attended Casper College in Casper, WY where she received an Associates of Science in Biology. She went on to receive her Bachelor of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Midwestern University in Downers Grove, IL.
Kris and her husband have two children. As a family they enjoy camping and travel. Involvement in their local Church parish keeps them busy.
Brenna Kirsch, DNP
Brenna has been a Nurse Practitioner for 3 years. Before moving to Green River, she was a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner in Gillette. She also worked as a Labor and Delivery nurse for Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County before becoming an NP. Brenna and her family were excited for the opportunity to come back to Sweetwater County.
In her new role at CRMC, Brenna will provide primary care to men, women and children all ages, with an emphasis on women’s health. This includes well visits, gynecologic care, pap smears, contraception counseling, preconception counseling, and more.
Brenna and her husband have two young daughters. Their family enjoys spending time outdoors including hiking, camping, and fishing.
JULI FORRESTER, APRN
Juli Forrester has been part of the pediatrics team at Castle Rock since fall of 2019. She completed her AS in Nursing at Western Wyoming Community College, and followed that with a Family Nurse Practitioner program at Frontier Nursing University.
Juli has experience in rural healthcare as a clinical and emergency nurse in the Sublette County Rural Healthcare District in Marbleton, and worked as a substitute school nurse for the Big Piney School District.
Board of Trustees
Daniel Stanton (Dan) is a native of Sweetwater County, a graduate of the University of Wyoming and has lived in Green River since 2007 when he and his wife Kathy returned to Sweetwater County. His interests include being a dad to his two young girls, hunting, fishing and enjoying the wide open spaces of Wyoming with his family. Dan is an estimator and project manager for Industrial Services, Inc., an industrial construction company based in Rock Springs.
In addition to the Castle Rock Board of Trustees, Dan also serves on the Trona Valley Credit Union Board and Supervisory Committee. Being active in the community is very important to him and he looks forward to continuing to serve the residents of the Castle Rock Hospital District.
Lisa grew up in Kearney, Nebraska, where she attended the University of Nebraska-Kearney earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree in K-12 Physical Education, Master of Science Degree in K-12 Guidance and Counselor and an Education Specialist Degree in K-12 Principalship. She served as a School Counselor in Nebraska for 10 years and one year a Personal/Career Counselor at Iowa Western Community College. While in Nebraska, Lisa served as President-elect and President of Nebraska Professional Counselor Association during which time she organized 3 years of state conventions for 700 attendees. Additionally, during this time she worked with the executive board to develop a state law on licensing of private practice counselors, hiring and working with a lobbyist and testifying before the Nebraska Unicameral committee in support of the need for the law. In March of 1992, Lisa attended a conference in Denver, where she met several teachers from Wyoming, and they discussed differences in education in each state. She was impressed with the direction they spoke about and decided she was interested in being part of Wyoming education. Lisa moved to Green River in August of 1992 as Counselor for Green River High School. She has served as a counselor, an Assistant, and a Physical Education teacher in Sweetwater County School District #2 for the past 25 years.
Lisa has served on the Castle Rock Hospital Board of Trustees for 6 years and has enjoyed learning about our local, state and national healthcare systems.
In 2009, Bob Gordon retired after 20 years as Executive Director of Staff Resources and Technical Services for Sweetwater County, with responsibilities for Human Resources, Planning, Zoning, and Engineering/Surveying/Mapping. During his tenure, Bob also developed and implemented the Human Resources and Central Purchasing Departments, as well as the County Compensation Plan, while also overseeing the completion of the County’s GIS mapping project and development of the County GIS function.
Prior to his service with the County, Bob spent 15 years in Industrial Relations Management, specializing in Human Resources Management, as well as Public and Governmental Affairs for Stauffer Chemical Mine and Refinery (now Ciner) and subsequently with Champlin Petroleum Company.
During his career, Bob served 10 years as a Western Wyoming College Trustee/Officer, and as an officer and/or member of numerous local, and state government executive boards and industrial operating committees including the Overthrust Industrial Association, Southwest Wyoming Industrial Association, the Lincoln-Uinta County Association of Governments, the Wyoming Private Industry Council, Sweetwater Economic Development Association, Wyoming Economic Development Association. Bob was also involved with the inception and early development of a number of major community initiatives, such as United Way of Sweetwater County, STAR Transit, etc.
Bob is a native of Green River and earned a B.A. with honors from the University of Wyoming, where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. He lists music, photography, and “Jeeping” as his recreational interests.
Sandee was born and raised in Rock Springs and Green River. She is married to Rudy Gunter and is the mother of seven children and has 18 grandkids. She was appointed to MHSC Board of Trustees in 1986 where she served for 10 years. During that time, she served as Secretary, Treasure and Chair. She has also been a member of the WHA Board of Trustees and delegate of the AHA region 8 Board of Trustees. She was elected to the CRHD Board of Trustees in 1996 is presently serving as Board Chairperson. She has also held the office of Vice Chair and Chair during her time on the Castle Rock Board.
Patsy is a Wyoming native and has lived in Green River for the last 33 years. She has been married to Julian Sorensen for 48 years and is the mother of four children that all received a great education from the Green River school system. She is also the grandmother of 15 bright, beautiful and talented “grands.” Unfortunately none of them live here, so she fills her time by volunteering and helping others. She has been on the Castle Rock Board for about 12 years and is currently serving as the board secretary. She is also serving as the chairman on the VIRS Respite Board. Patsy enjoys reading, quilting, piecing, gardening and family research.