The DRA Board has the job of building other leadership and keeping decision making democratic and participatory for all members.  All Board Members are responsible for taking part in bi-monthly meetings, for attending the DRA Annual Meeting, and taking some facet of DRA’s fundraising work.

Executive Committee

Chairperson

  • Tony Helland, Sioux Falls, SD

Vice-Chairperson

  • Maria Birch, Hill City, SD

Treasurer

  • Stephanie Peterson, Brandon, SD

Secretary

  • Stacy Roberts, Carpenter, SD

At-Large Representatives

East River

  • Nick Nemec, Holabird, SD
  • Kathy Tyler, Big Stone City, SD

West River

  • Paula Antoine, Winner, SD
  • George England, Midland, SD

Chapter Representatives

Deuel County DRA

  • Nancy Hartenhoff-Crooks, Toronto, SD

Home Grown Sioux Empire

  • Jamie Boley, Parker, SD
  • Ned Horsted, Sioux Falls, SD

Black Hills Chapter

  • Rick Bell, Rapid City, SD
  • Kathy LaBonte, Rapid City, SD

Greater Oahe Action League

  • Brian Hemmelman, Pierre, SD