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Board Members

Karl Alberts

Finance Officer

City of Aberdeen
Aberdeen, SD

 

Represents Municipal Employees
Board Member since July 2011

 

Contact:
karl.alberts@aberdeen.sd.us

        

James Appl

Public School Teacher

Aberdeen School District
Aberdeen, SD

 

Represents Teachers

Board Member since July 2017
 

 


 

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

 

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

Commissioner

State of South Dakota - BHR
Pierre, SD

 

Governor's Appointee

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

Vice-Chair

Captain
Rapid City Police Department
Rapid City, SD

 

Represents Public Safety Employees
Board Member since July 2006

 

Contact:
james.johns@rcgov.org

         

Myron Johnson

County Commissioner
Codington County
Watertown, SD

 

Represents County Commissioners
Board Member since April 2017

 

Contact:
lmjohnson1946@gmail.com

 

Roy Lindsay

Mayor

City of Madison

Madison, SD

                                                             

Represents Elected Municipal Officials
Board Member since July 2017

 


 

 

         

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
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