Dakota Rural Action Board of Directors


Chairperson: Paul Seamans, (Farmer, Draper, SD)

Vice-Chairperson: Don Kelley, (Retired, Nemo, SD)

Treasurer: Barbara Sogn-Frank (Sioux Falls, SD)

Secretary: Nancy Kirstein (Farmer and co-owner of the Good Earth Farm, Lennox, SD)

At-Large Representative – East River

Ryan Goertzen, (Sioux Falls, SD)

Linda Krsnak, (Farmer and co-owner of Linda’s Gardens, Chester, SD)

At-Large Representative – West River

Lilias Jarding, (Professor, Rapid City, SD)

Chapter Representatives

Western Plains Action Group:

Lynn Frey, (Rancher, Lemmon, SD)

Deuel County DRA:

Shirley Effling, (Retired, Clear Lake, SD)

Jim Buchholz,  (Farmer, Estelline, SD)

Brookings County DRA:

Lois Andersen, (Retired, Arlington, SD)

Moody County DRA Chapter:

Bill Nibbelink, (Property Management Consulting owner, Flandreau, SD)

Home Grown Sioux Falls:

Emelie Haigh, (Student, Sioux Falls, SD)

Alexandra Rose, (Acupuncture Practitioner, Sioux Falls, SD) 

Black Hills Chapter:

Kim Kelley, (Retired, Nemo, SD)

Andy Johnson, (Profesor, Spearfish, SD)