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