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Karl Alberts

Finance Officer

City of Aberdeen
Aberdeen, SD

 

Represents Municipal Employees
Board Member since July 2011

 

Contact:
karl.alberts@aberdeen.sd.us

        

Elmer Brinkman
Chair

County Commissioner

Codington County
Watertown, SD


Represents County Commissioners
Board Member since June 1991

 

Contact:

ebrink@dailypost.com
 

Penny Brunken

Public School Teacher

Career & Technical Education
Academy
Sioux Falls, SD

 

Represents Teachers

Board Member since July 2016

 Contact:
penny.brunken@k12.sd.us

 

Steven Caron

Public School Teacher

Aberdeen Central
Aberdeen, SD

 

Represents Teachers

Board Member since July 2009
 

Contact:
steve.caron@k12.sd.us

         

Matt Clark

State Investment Officer
South Dakota Investment Council

Sioux Falls, SD

Represents SD Investment Council
(Non-Voting Ex-Officio Board Member)
Board Member since January 2005

Contact:
SDIC@state.sd.us

  

Jilena Faith

HR Generalist

South Dakota State University Brookings, SD


Represents Classified Employees
Board Member since September 2012

Contact:
jilena.faith@sdstate.edu

         

Laurie Gill

Mayor

City of Pierre
Pierre, SD

 

Represents Elected Municipal Officials

Board Member since July 2013

 

Kathryn Greeneway 

School Board Member

Yankton School Board
Yankton, SD

 

Represents School Boards

Board Member since July 2016

         

Laurie Gustafson

Labor Law Compliance Officer
SD Department of Transportation

Pierre, SD

 

Represents State Employees
Board Member since July 2005

Contact:
laurie.gustafson@state.sd.us 

 

James O. Hansen

Retired Administrator

Pierre, SD

 

Represents Retirees
Board Member since July 1993

         

James Johns

Captain
Rapid City Police Department
Rapid City, SD

 

Represents Public Safety Employees
Board Member since July 2006

 

Contact:
james.johns@rcgov.org

 

 

Louise Loban

Assistant Director-Human Resources

South Dakota State University

Volga, SD

                                                             

Represents Board of Regents Employees
Board Member since July 1990

 

Contact:
louise.loban@sdstate.edu

         

Matt Michels

Lt. Governor

State of South Dakota

Pierre, SD

 

Governor's Appointee

 Board Member since July 2013

 

Contact:
http://sd.gov/governor/contact.aspx

 

 

Kathy "K.J." Peterson

Chief Deputy Auditor
Pennington County
Rapid City, SD

 

Represents County Employees

Board Member since July 1997

 

Contact:
kjp@pennco.org

         

Eric Stroeder

Transportation Engineering Supervisor

SD Department of Transportation Glenham, SD

                                                                

Represents State Employees

Board Member since July 2004

 

Contact:
eric.stroeder@state.sd.us

 

Justice Steven Zinter
Vice-Chair

Justice of the Supreme Court

SD Unified Judicial System
Pierre, SD


Represents Judicial Members

Board Member since June 1995

         

ADMINISTRATION

Executive Director
Robert A. Wylie

 

SDRS service began in 1982

 

Contact:
sdrsweblink@state.sd.us