Board of Directors

Alumni Association Board of Directors

Twenty-two board members from various geographical regions and disciplines govern the Association.The Board of Directors meets at the Tompkins Alumni Center. 75 directors have chaired the Association, a new Chair is elected by the Board. A listing of past Chairs can be viewed online.

Marc Mooney '92*
Yankton, SD

Vice Chair
Harold Bailey III '88*
Brookings, SD

Secretary Treasurer
Ryan Brunner BS '07*
Pierre, SD

At Large Members
Barb Fishback '72, Med '79*
Brookings, SD

Jim Roby '76*

Watertown, SD

David Schaefer '81*
Mahtomedi, MN

Erik Gerlach '00*
Rockville, MD

District Directors

District 1
Karie Geyer '07
Veblen, SD

District 2

Keith Goehring '71
Volga, SD

District 3
Dan Kurtz '96
Sioux Falls, SD

District 4
Chris Specht '86
, SD

District 5
Nancy L. Kadous '94

Madison, SD

District 6
Jeff Albrecht '73
Doland, SD

District 7
Brett Koenecke '90
Pierre, SD

District 8
Joe Strain '02
Rapid City, SD

Student Representative
Daniel Vellek
Tyndall, SD

Meghan Plotz
Clements, MN

Alumni Association Director of Operations
Barb Koenders '71
Brookings, SD

Foundation Representatives
Steven Stahly '71
West Des Moines, IA

Kimberly Tyler '82
Prior Lake, MN

Steve Erpenbach '85
Sioux Falls, SD

University Representative
Bob Otterson MS '10
Brookings, SD

*Executive Committee


905 Medary Ave., Brookings, SD, 57007
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