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:

John Barker
Harrisburg, SD

Gary Begeman
Philomont, VA

Steve Brown, USDF president/CEO
Vermillion, SD

Lance Bultena
Arlington, VA

James Clement
Rapid City, SD

Kevin Doyle
Sioux Falls, SD

Margaret Doyle
Dakota Dunes, SD

Gary Ellis
Woodbury, MN

Robert Frieberg
Beresford, SD

Nancy Gallagher
Naples, FL

Tom Gallagher
Naples, FL

Sheila K. Gestring, USD President
Vermillion, SD

Jack Hopkins 
Sioux Falls, SD

JoAnn Kunkel
Sioux Falls, SD

Angeline Lavin
Sioux Falls, SD

Scott Lawrence
Sioux Falls, SD

Deborah Peters
Hartford, SD

Joel Portice
Brentwood, TN

Christine Roberts
Crosby, MN

Stephen Schacht
Rapid City, SD

Steve Young
Sioux Falls, SD

Bob Sutton
Sioux Falls, SD

Ryan Taylor
Sioux Falls, SD

Sylvia Wagner
Lee’s Summit, MO

William Wittrig
Rapid City, SD

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

Daniel 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