FBI Denver
Public Affairs Specialist Vikki Migoya
May 7, 2019

FBI Denver Division Honors Wyoming Community Leader Ms. Rory Tendore with 2018 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award

Ms. Rory Tendore of Fort Washakie, Wyoming, was selected as the FBI Denver Division’s 2018 recipient for the Director’s Community Leadership Award (DCLA). She received her award at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C., on May 3, 2019. The FBI Denver Division held a local ceremony to honor Ms. Tendore at the Shoshone Rose Casino on the Wind River Indian Reservation on January 16, 2019.

The Director’s Community Leadership Award is a prestigious award presented annually to one recipient in each of the 56 FBI field offices to recognize extraordinary citizens throughout the nation. The FBI has presented the DCLA award for more than two decades to publicly recognize outstanding citizens and organizations that help make our communities safer today and in the future. Ms. Tendore was recognized by the FBI Denver Division for her dedication and perseverance helping at-risk and troubled youth succeed and thrive throughout the state of Wyoming.

Ms. Tendore currently serves as the Director of the Eastern Shoshone Juvenile Services Program (ESJSP). In her capacity, she works closely alongside the Wyoming Juvenile Justice Advisory Council to improve the coordination and effectiveness of statewide and local delinquency prevention, juvenile justice, and youth services programs.

Ms. Tendore regularly partners with Wyoming federal, state, and local law enforcement and works closely with the FBI Lander, Wyoming Resident Agency. She is also a member of a Child Protection Team (CPT), a group devoted to assisting victimized children on the Wind River Indian Reservation. Ms. Tendore has devoted her life to improving her community and the Rocky Mountain region where she resides. The FBI Denver Division was proud to select Ms. Rory Tendore as its DCLA recipient.