Volunteer Leaders

USD Foundation Board Members

A volunteer board of directors meet three times a year to oversee the business affairs and property of the Foundation. Its members include:

USD President James W. Abbott, Vermillion, SD

Gary Begeman, Philomont, VA

Michael Casey, Minneapolis, MN

Anthony Cleberg, Rapid City, SD

David Cullen, Janesville, WI

Gary Ellis, Woodbury, MN

Robert Frieberg, Beresford, SD

Charles Fullerton, Huron, SD

Nancy Gallagher, Lead, SD

John Grundhofer, Minneapolis, MN

Lorraine Hart, Minneapolis, MN

Jerad Higman, Vermillion, SD

Robert Hollingsworth, Omaha, NE

Vernell Holter, Vermillion, SD

Boyd Hopkins, Sioux Falls, SD

Daniel Kelly, Rochester, MN

Ellengray Kennedy, Bancroft, IA

Doyle Knudson, Paradise Valley, AZ

JoAnn Kunkel, Sioux Falls, SD

Paul Lewis, Sioux Falls, SD

Thomas Lillibridge, Bonesteel, SD

Daniel Meyer, Fort Collins, CO

David Olson, Sioux Falls, SD

Steve Pfeiffer, Aberdeen, SD

Stephen Schacht, Rapid City, SD

Staci Stern, Chandler, AZ

Jeffrey Sveen, Aberdeen, SD

Cathleen Tobin, Minnetonka, MN

William Wittrig, Rapid City, SD

Marlon Young, New York, NY

Onward Campaign Cabinet Members

The Campaign Cabinet’s overall objective is to support Onward: The Campaign for South Dakota and provide leadership to achieve its $250 million goal. Its members include:

Nancy & Tom Gallagher, Campaign Co-Chairs, Spearfish Canyon, SD

James W. Abbott, USD President, Vermillion, SD

Steve Brown, USDF President, Vermillion, SD

Lorraine Hart, Minneapolis, MN

Dan Kelly, Rochester, MN

Mary Jo Kelly, Rochester, MN

Doyle Knudson, Paradise Valley, AZ

Marlys Lawrence, Sioux Falls, SD

Scott Lawrence, Sioux Falls, SD

Cindy Lillibridge, Bonesteel, SD

Tom Lillibridge, Bonesteel, SD

Jeff Nelson, Sioux Falls, SD

Jen Porter, Sioux Falls, SD

Marlon Young, New York, NY