Board Information

Chapter 1-18 of the South Dakota Codified Laws
Serves as the state review board under the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), promulgates the administrative rules (ARSD Article 24:52), reviews Deadwood Fund grant applications, reviews property tax moratoriums, reviews deaccessions from the Society's collection, and receives reports on activities and programs.
Attached to the Department of Education
Twelve members, SIX appointed by the Governor, one must be an historian and one an architect. Six are elected by the membership of the SD State Historical Society; one must be an archivist, one an architectural historian and one an archaeologist. Not all from the same political party.
Term of Appointment:
Three year, staggered terms

Frequency of Meetings:

Are Members Allowed to Call into Meetings:

Contact Info:
(605) 773-3458

Mission Statement:
Together we empower audiences to experience South Dakota's stories. We professionally collect, preserve, interpret, and publish our history for present and future generations. We are proudly supported by the South Dakota Historical Society Foundation and are an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.