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.

Lisa Beacom

Lisa Beacom

Chair

Community Stakeholder

Fred Slunecka

Fred Slunecka

Vice Chair

Community Stakeholder

Bill Baker

Bill Baker

Treasurer

Chairman and CEO, First National Bank in Sioux Falls

Beth Fuller Jensen

Beth Fuller Jensen

Secretary

News Director, KELOLAND Media Group

Deb Koski

Deb Koski

Past Chair

Senior Executive Director, Operations, Sanford Health Foundation

Steve Crim

Steve Crim

Avera Health

Dana Dykhouse

Dana Dykhouse

CEO, First PREMIER Bank

Doug Hajek

Doug Hajek

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

Evan Nolte

Evan Nolte

Community Stakeholder

Candy Hanson

Candy Hanson

President