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Biographies of DFS Leadership

Director: Steve Corsi

Director Steve CorsiPrior to joining DFS, Steve Corsi was the Director of High Country Behavioral Health (HCBH), which has offices in Afton, Kemmerer and Pinedale, Wyoming. Although Steve’s ancestors were early pioneers who settled in Wyoming, he was born and raised in Montana.  Following high school, he served in the US Air Force for nine years.  While in the Air Force, he received his Bachelor of Science and Masters in Counseling Psychology from California Baptist University. Steve went on to achieve his doctorate from Alliant International University, in San Diego, California.

Steve and his family moved to Wyoming in the summer of 2004 so their children could be raised in a rural environment. He served as a local school psychologist for four years prior to accepting the Executive Director position at HCBH. Steve helped establish the first felonious mental health court in the US, and has provided mental health services in community mental health inpatient, outpatient, and forensic settings.  

Policy, Legislation and Administration

Tony Lewis is the Deputy Director and Chief Communications Officer. Tony previously served as Deputy Director of Family Services from 2000 to 2007, and as Director from 2007 to 2011. He has a background in journalism, communications and executive management. Prior to his work at Family Services, Tony served as Communications Director, then for ten years as Executive Director of the Wyoming State Bar.

Kristie Langley serves as the Hearing Officer for benefits disqualification, Administrator for the Child and Home Support Division and as a Senior Policy Advisor. Ms. Langley was born and raised in Cheyenne, Wyoming. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Northern State University, her Juris Doctor from the University of Wyoming College of Law, and is licensed to practice law in both Wyoming and Colorado.  Prior to coming to the Department of Family Services, she worked for the Attorney General’s Office as an Assistant Attorney General within the Human Services Division.

Chris Smith is the DFS Human Resources Manager. During his career at DFS, Chris has worked as a Youth Counselor and Dorm Director at the Wyoming Boys' School. He has also worked as a Case Worker, Supervisor, Program Manager and Interim Juvenile Services Division Administrator. Chris was selected as the Department's HR Manager in 2013.