Chapter 36-37 of South Dakota Codified Laws
Regulate people offering speech-language pathology to the public.
Attached to the Department of Health
Five members appointed by the Governor. Four members shall be currently practicing, licensed speech-language
pathologists with five years of experience except that the first speech-language pathologists
appointed need only meet eligibility requirements for licensure. At least one member must be a school
speech-language pathologist; at least one must be employed in a health-care setting. One lay member,
who is not associated with or financially interested in the practice or business of speech-language
Term of Appointment:
Three years (staggered terms for initial appointees). No member may serve more than three
consecutive full terms.