Authorization:
Chapter 36-8 of the South Dakota Codified Laws
Activities:
Examination and licensing of podiatrists.
Organization:
Attached to the Department of Health.
Composition:
Five members appointed by the Governor: 1. Four podiatrists; and 2. One lay member (No party requirements)
Term of Appointment:
Terms shall expire on October 30 on the third year of appointment. Terms that end June 30, 2012, are extended to October 30, 2012. No more than 3 consecutive terms.

Contact Info:
Carol Tellinghuisen, Executive Secretary 810 N. Main St., Suite 298 Spearfish, SD 57783 605-642-1600 proflic@rushmore.com

Mission Statement:
The mission of the South Dakota Board of Podiatry Examiners is to ensure the health, welfare, and safety of South Dakota consumers via licensure, continuing education, and inspection of the practice of podiatry; to establish policy related to the practice of podiatry through the enforcement of updated statues, rules, and regulations; and, by expeditious and fair processing of complaints registered by patient-consumer against licensees.