Governing Board

Members of the Sioux Falls Thrive Board of Directors are advocates of its mission and stewards of its resources. Board members are selected primarily from the business and philanthropic sectors of the Sioux Falls MSA. They are influential leaders with an informed understanding of the community’s resources and needs, especially those of school-age children and their families.
Beth Fuller Jensen

Beth Fuller Jensen

Chair

News Director, KELOLAND Media Group

Bill Baker

Bill Baker

Vice Chair

Chairman, First National Bank in Sioux Falls

Pooja Pullman

Pooja Pullman

Treasurer

Head of Internal Audit, Raven Industries

Alex Ramirez

Alex Ramirez

Secretary

Owner, USA Media TV

Deb Koski

Deb Koski

Past Chair

Senior Executive Director, Operations, Sanford Health Foundation

Doug Hajek

Doug Hajek

Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, L.L.P.

Evan Nolte

Evan Nolte

Community Stakeholder

Lisa Beacom

Lisa Beacom

Community Stakeholder
Mary Dally

Mary Dally

CPA, Thurman, Comes, Foley & Co., LLP

Shantel Krebs

Shantel Krebs

Administrator, Avera Academy

Kirk Zeeck

Kirk Zeeck

Director of Federal Programs & World Languages, Sioux Falls School District

Michelle Erpenbach

Michelle Erpenbach

President

Erin Nosal

Operations Manager

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