Member Information
Name:  Steve Zelmer
Position:   Member
City:  Rapid City
Term End Date:  1/15/2018
Biography:
Steve Zellmer; Appointed January 2014; resident of Rapid City; Retired: former President of Dacotah Cement; VP of Sales for GCC of America; South Dakota State Budget Director; SD Revenue Secretary; staff of SD Legislative Research Council. Served on boards of Rapid City Chamber of Commerce; Rapid City Area Economic Development Partnership; Dahl Arts Center; South Dakotans for the Arts; South Dakota Mining Association; Portland Cement Association. Current member of Governor's Council of Economic Advisors. Member of SD Education Enhancement Funding Corporation.
Name:  James Breckenridge
Position:  Member
City:  Sioux Falls
Term End Date:  1/15/2018
Biography:
James Breckenridge, resident of Sioux Falls; Executive President of Finance of Avera Health, Past Chief Financial Officer of Avera St. Luke in Aberdeen; Past Senior Vice President of Finance for Avera Health; Past Executive Vice President of Avera Health; Past President of the South Dakota Chapter for the Healthcare Financial Management Association; Served on the Council of Reimbursement and Finance for the South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations; Served on the Board of Trustees of numerous hospitals in South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota and Montana and member of the Educational Enhancement Funding Corporation.
Name:  Dennis Neugebauer
Position:   Member
City:  Sioux Falls
Term End Date:  1/21/2019
Biography:
Dennis H. Neugebauer, member; appointed August 2000; resident of Sioux Falls; owner of Year Round Brown Tanning Salons; President of Year Round Distributing and Spas; owner of City Stop Convenience Stores; member of International Tanning Association; member of Sun Tanning Association for Education; member of Smart Tan International; and member of the Educational Enhancement Funding Corporation.
Name:  Douglas Hajek
Position:  Vice Chairman
City:  Sioux Falls
Term End Date:  1/21/2019
Biography:
Douglas J. Hajek, resident of Sioux Falls; Partner in the law firm Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz and Smith, LLP, Past Chairman of the Sioux Falls Housing and Redevelopment Commission, Co-founder of the Sioux Empire Housing Partnership, Past President of the USD Law School Foundation; Past Board of Directors of the South Dakota Bankers Foundation, the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra, Sioux Falls Downtown Rotary, Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation, Sioux Falls Diocese Finance Counsel, National Association of Bond Lawyers and member of the Educational Enhancement Funding Corporation.
Name:  Tina Van Camp
Position:  Member
City:  Pierre
Term End Date:  1/20/2020
Biography:
Tina Van Camp, member; appointed April 22, 2016; resident of Fort Pierre, Vice President – Business Banking Officer, First Dakota National Bank, Pierre; Board Member & Secretary/Treasurer Trail of Governors Foundation 2010-Present; Past Moderator, First Congregational United Church of Christ, Pierre; Board Member and Past Chair for Pierre/Fort Pierre Junior Achievement; current Board member/Treasurer South Dakota Board of Dentistry; also served on South Dakota Development Corporation & Pierre Economic Development Corporation.
Name:  Tom Graham
Position:  Chairman
City:  Sioux Falls
Term End Date:  1/21/2020
Biography:
Thomas W. Graham; appointed January 1988; resident of Sioux Falls; President of Graham Tire Corp. and Graham Automotive Corp.; Past President of Sioux Valley Hospital Foundation, YMCA Board of Directors, Howard Wood Dakota Relays and Credit Bureau of Sioux Falls; and Chairman of the Educational Enhancement Funding Corporation.
Name:  James Roby
Position:  Secretary
City:  Watertown
Term End Date:  1/18/2021
Biography:
James C. Roby, member; appointed August 2000, resident of Watertown; partner in the law firm Green Roby Oviatt LLP; member of Watertown Development Company, Mellette Memorial Association and South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association; and member of the Educational Enhancement Funding Corporation.
Name:  Ken Karels
Position:  Member
City:  Sioux Falls
Term End Date:  1/1/2030
Biography:
Regional President of Great Western Bank in Sioux Falls; member of Milbank Community Foundation; member of Milbank Area Hospital/Avera and Treasurer of Northeast SD Health Care Foundation.
Name:  James Spies
Position:  Member
City:  Watertown
Term End Date:  1/1/2030
Biography:
President of Spies Corporation DBA/retailer, developer, property management; member of the Board of Directors of Great Western Bank; member of the South Dakota Game Fish and Parks Commission.