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.
Doug Hajek

Doug Hajek

Chair

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

Fred Slunecka

Vice Chair

Community Stakeholder
Bill Baker

Bill Baker

Treasurer

Chairman, First National Bank in Sioux Falls

Beth Fuller Jensen

Beth Fuller Jensen

Secretary

News Director, KELOLAND Media Group
Lisa Beacom

Lisa Beacom

Past Chair

Community Stakeholder
Steve Crim

Steve Crim

Community Stakeholder

Dana Dykhouse

Dana Dykhouse

CEO, First PREMIER Bank
Deb Koski

Deb Koski

Senior Executive Director, Operations, Sanford Health Foundation
Evan Nolte

Evan Nolte

Community Stakeholder
Candy Hanson

Candy Hanson

President

Michelle Erpenbach

Michelle Erpenbach

Vice President

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