Meet the Board

2021 Board of Directors








Past President:                    


Dean of College of Fine Arts USD:  

Holly Knox:  Onboarding Nurse Educator, Monument Health, Actor/Community Volunteer - Rapid City

Mark Meersman:  Compliance and Business Integrity Officer, VA Black Hills Health Care System &

 Alumni Association Liaison - Rapid City

Sharla Steever: Learning Specialist, technology in Education - Rapid City

Sara Southwood:  Music Teacher - Sioux Falls School System - Sioux Falls

Todd Brink:  Attorney, Black Hills Corporation - Rapid City

Dr. Bruce Kelley Dean of the College of Fine Arts, University of South Dakota - Vermillion

Executive Committ



Jonathan Allender-Zivic:

Assistant Professor of Theatre, University of South Dakota - Vermillion

David Barari

Attorney - Goodsell & Oviatt, LLP - Rapid City

Corey Brown:

Vice President of Government Relations, Sanford Health - Sioux Falls

Tom Geu:

Professor, Knudson School of Law, University of South Dakota - Vermillion

Rick Giesel:

Former President, Sanford Health Network & Former CEO, Regional Health Network - Rapid City

Erin Goetzinger:

         Homemaker, former legislative aid to Sen. Tom Daschle - Rapid City

Betsy Groves:

Lamont Enterprises, Whitewood Partnership - Rapid City

Eric Hagen:

        Professor Emeritus of Theatre, University of South Dakota - Minneapolis

Rose Ann Hofland:

Director of Communications & Community Engagement at Levitt at the Falls - Sioux Falls

Ron Jeffries:

General Manager Central States Fair & BH Stock Show & Rodeo - Rapid City

Shawn Lyons:

Lyons Den Consulting - Pierre

Dr. Donald Massa:

Massa Dental Offices - Hot Springs

Carrie Moore:

General Manager, Jenny's Floral - Custer, SD

Carissa Naasz:

Teacher, Rapid City Catholic School System - Rapid City

Charolyn Mize:

Retired Educator - Spearfish

Victor Shonk:

Associate Professor of Theatre, University of South Dakota - Vermillion

Sara Southwood:

Teacher, Sioux Falls School System - Sioux Falls

Mandie Weinandt:

Instructor, Beacom School of Business, University of South Dakota - Vermillion

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