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Junior Achievement of South Dakota Board Members

Rick Melmer  — Board Chair
Leadership South Dakota
 
Mark Powell  — Vice Chair
Midco
 
Bob Compton  — Secretary
Dacotah Banks, Inc.
 
Aaron Clayton  — Treasurer
Eide Bailly, LLP
 
Dennis Aanenson
A&B Business Solutions
 
Mike Begeman
Sanford Health
 
Victoria Blatchford
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
 
Ryan Boschee
Great Western Bank
 
Verne Brakke
Brakke Financial Services
 
Clay Cudmore
South Dakota Community Foundation
 
Dana Dykhouse
First PREMIER Bank
 
Darren Hefty
Hefty Seed Company
 
Jacquelyn Johnson
Dice Financial Services Group
 
Steve Kirby
Bluestem Capital Company
 
Dr Jennifer Lowery
Tea Area School District
 
Melissa Miller Kincart
Rapid City Area School District 54-4
 
Nathan Sanderson
South Dakota Reailers Association
 
Brian Sandvig
Valley Queen Cheese Factory Inc.
 
Dr Kay Schallenkamp
 
Steve Statz
Avera Health
 
Preston Steele
American Trust Insurance
 
Bob Thimjon
The Ramkota Companies, Inc.
 
Joel Vockrodt
Office Peeps, Inc.
 
Bob Weisser
Weisser Distributing Inc.
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Aberdeen Area Board

Bob Compton  — Secretary
Dacotah Banks, Inc.
 
J Arlt
Dakota Broadcasting
 
Kayla Casey
Leola School District 44-2
 
Ashley Erickson
Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center
 
Chad Evans
Centennial Homes, Inc.
 
Craig Green
Kitchen Tune-Up
 
Leah Haaland
3M Company
 
Jay Kusler
CorInsurance
 
Lindsey Lesnar
Agtegra Cooperative
 
Teresa Levsen-Garofalo
 
Carmen Morrison
Presentation Sisters, PBVM
 
Kelli Roberts
Eide Bailly, LLP
 
Cathy Salley
President
JA of Tri-Cities
 
Durran Schmidt
Dacotah Bank
 
Colin Tipton
3M Company
 
Jason Uttermark
Aberdeen Central High School
 
Tyler Wenbourne
Dacotah Bank
 
Tanner White
Avera St. Luke's
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Baltic Board

Andrew Berg
City of Sioux Falls: Environmental Office
 
Jason Erickson
New York Life
 
Scott Grunewaldt
U.S. Bank
 
Angela Larson
Wells Fargo
 
Rahn Siemonsma
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
 
Bob Sittig
Baltic School District
 
Mike Wendland
City of Baltic
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Brandon Valley Board

Sarah Askdal
Wells Fargo
 
Travis Kasten
Service First Federal Credit Union
 
Jarod Larson
Brandon Valley School District 49-2
 
Jen McKeown
Avera Health
 
Anthony Siemonsma
Edward Jones
 
Lindsey Swenson
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company
 
Scott Wickersham
Raven Industries
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Brookings/Volga Board

Kelly Chandler
Brookings County Title Company
 
Laura Gerjets
Brookings School District 05-1
 
Robyn Jensen
Legacy Financial Partners
 
Erika Klein
First Bank & Trust
 
Tyson Leite
3M Company
 
Elena McKeown
Mills Property Management
 
Gary Mork
Brookings High School
 
Sarah Perry
Falcon Plastics, Inc.
 
Trisha Strohfus
Daktronics, Inc.
 
Tony Teesdale
Ribstein & Hogan Law Firm
 
Jen Traynor
3M Company
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Canton Board

Leon Eich
Cornerstone Bank
 
Kari Elling
Citigroup Inc.
 
Russ Townsend
Canton High School
 
Dawn Trowbridge
Great Western Bank
 
Angie Wiersma
First Bank & Trust - Canton
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Centerville Board

Jamie Edberg
Centerville High School
 
Jared Hybertson
Centerville Economic Development Corporation
 
Alyssa Lindstrom
Centerville School District
 
Brad Preheim
The Thomson Agency Inc.
 
Jacquelynn Skotvold
Younique
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Chamberlain Board

Amanda Goodrich
Chamberlain Elementary School
 
Alyssa Hoffer
St. Joseph's Indian School
 
Deah Killion
Sanford Health
 
Chantell Kriel
Great Western Bank
 
Sheena Larsen
Arrowwood Cedar Shore
 
Ron Madison
Arrowwood Cedar Shore
 
Bradee Pazour
First Dakota National Bank
 
Kelli Potter
KPI Insurance
 
Jeff Tveit
Thrivent Financial
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Dell Rapids Board

Ross Brende
Kahler-Brende Funeral Home
 
Drew Bunkers
Dell Rapids High School
 
Michelle Bunkers
The First National Bank
 
Jody Heinemann
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
 
Jay Nelson
Johnson Controls, Inc.
 
Greg Schwebach
BX Civil & Construction, Inc.
 
Tylene Schwebach
First PREMIER Bank
 
Shellie Yetter
USPS
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Flandreau Board

Sadie Haugen
PREMIER Bankcard
 
Dustin Lau
Dusty's Custom Welding and Fabrication
 
Alison Ramsdell
Flandreau PTA
 
Bart Sample
Sparkle Car Wash
 
Jason Unger
Unger Law Office
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Huron Board

Chandra Berge-Anderson
PREMIER Bankcard
 
Kyle Dunn
PREMIER Bankcard
 
Tom Glanzer
NorthWestern Energy
 
Ted Haeder
Greater Huron Development Corporation
 
Kelby Johnson
Huron School Distric- Madison Elementary 2-3 Center
 
Tasha Lee
American Bank & Trust
 
Ryan Maxted
Bank of the West
 
Drew Weinreis
Dakotaland Federal Credit Union
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Lennox Board

Mary Brass
Community Volunteer
 
Chad Conaway
Lennox School District 41-4
 
Brian Zirpel
Security State Bank
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Madison Board

Penni Groce
Jack Henry & Associates Inc.
 
Ann Hyland
Heartland Consumers Power District
 
Stacy Krusemark
Dakota State University
 
Heather Olson
Wire's Tax & Management Services
 
Mandy Parpart
Dakota State University
 
Amber Rost
South Dakota Department of Education
 
Tyler Ruhd
Infotech Solutions
 
Janet VanRosendale
Falcon Plastics
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Milbank Board

Brenda Anderson
St. Lawrence School
 
Lance Bien
Bien Pharmacy
 
Bobbie Bohlen
Grant County Development Corp.
 
Justin Downes
Milbank School District
 
Kris Evje
Milbank Middle School
 
Colleen Gluth
Valley Queen Cheese Factory, Inc.
 
Dave Graf
Koch Elementary School
 
Delvin Hackwith
Edward Jones - Delvin Hackwith
 
Steve Nomeland
Great Western Bank
 
Brian Sandvig
Valley Queen Cheese Factory, Inc.
 
Dan Snaza
Milbank High School
 
Amy Thue
Whimsy on Main
 
Bill Vander Aarde
Community Volunteer
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Mitchell Board

Terasa Gillen
Gridline Field Tile
 
Lacey Hayes
Innovative Systems LLC
 
Jacquelyn Johnson
Dice Financial Services Group
 
Jen Johnston
Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce
 
Austin McCourt
Graphic Packaging
 
Carrie Mitchell
Mitchell Telcom
 
Shelly Muth-Henke
Muth Electric
 
Terra Plamp
 
Becky Roth
L.B. Williams Elementary School
 
Shawn Ruml
Innovative Systems, LLC
 
Darcy Sabers
Sabers Real Estate Services
 
Adriana Thomason
Dakota Wesleyan University
 
Alyssa Weidler
Anytime Fitness
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Mobridge Board

Darcy Dykhouse
Mobridge Regional Hospital & Clinics
 
Patti Feiock
 
Jill Olson
Freeman Davis Elementary School
 
Nathaniel Street
Dacotah Bank
 
Travis Vetch
Great Western Bank - Mobridge
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Parker Board

Drew Christensen
Vermeer Freeman Manufacturing
 
Donavan DeBoer
Parker Elementary School
 
Mark Joffer
PE Group
 
Mark Kasten
State Farm Insurance - Parker
 
Chris Poncelet
Parker Pharmacy
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Northern Hills Board

Amy Allen
Coeur Wharf
 
Melanie Barrows
Black Hills Title Company
 
Steve Biehl
U.S. Bank
 
Kirk Easton
Spearfish School District 40-2
 
Miranda Gallagher
Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce
 
Ashley Hanson
Wells Fargo Bank
 
Jeremy Hoven
Black Hills Community Bank
 
Jim Kallas
KZZI Radio
 
Tim Kosters
Lead-Deadwood Elementary School
 
Meg Manke
Rose Group International
 
Kelly Milliken
First Interstate Bank
 
Mathew Raba
Belle Fourche High School
 
Mary Weber
First Interstate Bank
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Pierre-Ft. Pierre Board

Matt Brakke
Brakke Financial Services
 
Jason Dodson
Leisure Palace Pools & Spas
 
Jamie R. Fry
Riverside Technologies, Inc.
 
Laurie Gronlund
City of Pierre
 
Kyle Jacobsen
BankWest
 
Danielle Keeton
Bridgeford Trust Company, LLC
 
Mandy Kuipers
American Bank & Trust
 
Hunter Roberts
South Dakota Department of Environment & Natural Resources
 
Katie Sieverding
Lancaster Management Group
 
Jill Sitzman
RISE Counseling and Consulting, LLC
 
John Sterling
Dakota Radio Group
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Rapid City Board

Ann Brentlinger
SD School of Mines & Technology
 
Katelyn Cook
Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore, LLP
 
Marne Jones
Black Hills Energy
 
Katy Kokesh
Johnson, Eiesland & Rohl, Trial Lawyers
 
Ramona Nolan
Rapid City Area School District 54-4
 
Ingrid Reuter
First Interstate Bank
 
Hilary Risner
SDSU Extension- Rapid City Regional Center
 
Nadine Thomas
Synchrony Financial
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Sioux Falls/Harrisburg Board

Beth Abbott
Sammons Financial
 
Amange Aware
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
 
David Bangasser
Dacotah Bank
 
Jim Berman
Dakota News Now
 
Tom Bosch
Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center
 
Paul Bruflat
CNA Surety
 
Rod Carlson
Active Generations
 
Kellen Garrison
Eide Bailly, LLP
 
Joe Gaspar
Tri-State Wholesale Flooring, Inc.
 
Kristin Grinager
Sioux Falls School District 49-5
 
Darin Hage
Journey Group Companies
 
Steve Herman
Coffee News of Sioux Falls
 
T J Hora
First PREMIER Bank
 
Adam Kniffen
First Bank & Trust
 
Ryan Konz
American Bank & Trust
 
Chris Kray
Scheels
 
Eric Krouse
U.S. Bank
 
Paul Livermore
The First National Bank in Sioux Falls
 
Brenda Mitzel
Bishop O'Gorman Catholic Schools
 
Melissa Morris
Sanford Health
 
Amy Olson Miller
McKinneyOlson Insurance
 
Ryan Punt
SDN Communications
 
Ryan Rollinger
Harrisburg High School
 
Joey Rotert
Sioux Falls Federal Credit Union
 
Eric Sivertsen
Epicosity
 
Pam Tiefenthaler
Sioux Falls Christian High School
 
Karen Waller
Central Bank
 
Garrett Wilson
Midco
 
Mike Zacher
Raven Industries
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Tea Board

Allison Bertram
Tea Area High School
 
Jeremy Keizer
Reliabank Mortgage
 
Andrea Kuipers
Squealers Smoke Shack
 
Amanda McKnelly
Midwest Health Management Services, LLC
 
Glen Rausch
CBRE
 
Melissa Schmiedt
Primrose Retirement Communities
 
Josh Weber
Sammons Financial
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Tri-Valley Board

Mike Gibson
Family Memorials by Gibson
 
Andy Grann
Citigroup Inc.
 
Mike Harstad
Rosenbauer America
 
Lisa Johnson
White Insurance P & C
 
Megan Kindelspire
Community Volunteer
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Vermillion Board

Damon Alvey
Vermillion School District 13-1
 
Adam Chandler
First Dakota National Bank
 
Dave Chickering
Masaba Inc.
 
Patrick Higgins
Edward Jones Investments
 
Joe Hoose
USD Foundation
 
Nick Jensen
Farmers Insurance - Sara Bye Agency, LLC
 
Rachel E. Olson
Sanford Health
 
Scott Pohlson
University of South Dakota
 
Bill Saunders
Saunders Chiropractic
 
Layne Stewart
Clay County Emergency Management
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Watertown/Henry Board

Breanna Beebe
First PREMIER Bank
 
Liz Christianson
Boys & Girls Club of Watertown
 
Gregg DeSpiegler
Lincoln Elementary School - Watertown
 
Britney Friese
Watertown School District 14-4
 
Laura Heathcote
Dakotaland Federal Credit Union
 
Tia Hutt
Dacotah Bank
 
Sean Melmer
First PREMIER Bank
 
Tina Pratt
TEREX Utilities
 
Darrell Stacey
Watertown School District 14-4
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA West Central Board

Blair Bathke
Great Western Bank
 
Emily Berg
First Manufacturing, LLC
 
Brad Bjergaard
Avera Health
 
Kari Borns
First Dakota National Bank/Loft Advisors
 
Shala Eisenbeisz
PREMIER Bankcard
 
Jesse Fonkert
Sioux Falls Development Foundation
 
Cheryl Prunty
West Central Elementary-Humboldt
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Winner Board

Lynnelle Anderson
Hellmann's Quiet Creek Ranch
 
Jody Engel
BankWest - Winner
 
Cody Haiar
Frontier Motors Automotive Group, Inc.
 
Chuck Keiser
Community Volunteer
 
Keven Morehart
Winner School District
 
Candi Sachtjen
Leyden and Associates/Ameriprise Financial
 
Lara Stickland
The Insurance Center
 

 

 

Junior Achievement of South Dakota JA Yankton Board

Kevin DeJong
Great Western Bank
 
Susie Frick
First Dakota National Bank
 
Serenity Larson
Applied Engineering
 
Steve Pietila
First Dakota National Bank
 
Kathy Quinlivan
Q Appraisals
 
Rachelle Schmidt
Avera Sacred Heart Health Services
 
Deb Specht
Vision Real Estate
 
Nicole Valnes
Yankton School District 63-3
 

 

 

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