Marcia Hultman

Cabinet Secretary

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South Dakota Workforce Development Council

The Workforce Development Council (WDC) oversees implementation of workforce training programs in South Dakota funded by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). In conformance with South Dakota Codified Law 1-25-1 and WIA Rules and Regulations Sec. 661.207, all WDC meetings are open to the public. Information is available on the State Plan, membership, significant policies, guidelines and definitions; minutes of public meetings are available to the public.

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Council Members

Members of the Workforce Development Council represent various business, labor and education interests. A majority of its members are from the private sector. Council membership also includes representatives of the state departments of Labor and Regulation, Education and Human Services; Governor's Office of Economic Development; and the Board of Regents. Council members include:

Private Sector

Lee Anderson

Michell Black
Sioux Falls

Amanda Dokter
Rapid City

Carla Gatzke

Chris Houwman
Sioux Falls

Candy Klingensmith
Sioux Falls

James Peterson

Amy Tlam
Mt. Vernon

Keri Wientjes

Community-based Organizations

Dave Bonde
Ft. Pierre

Organized Labor

Jon Mahan
Sioux Falls

Mark Rogers
Dell Rapids

State Government

Adam Molseed
Governor's Office of Economic Development

Marcia Hultman
Department of Labor and Regulation

Laura Scheibe
Department of Education

Liza Clark
Board of Regents

Kim Ludwig
Department of Human Services

Contact Us

Workforce Development Council
South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
123 W. Missouri Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605.773.3101