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Governor Appoints Two Members To Board Of Military Affairs





            Office of Gov. Dennis Daugaard

500 E. Capitol Ave.

Pierre, S.D. 57501

605-773-3212

www.sd.gov

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, Jan. 4, 2013

CONTACT:  Tony Venhuizen or Joe Kafka at 605-773-3212

                                   

 

                        Governor Appoints Two Members To Board Of Military Affairs

 

 

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed Robert Shepherd of Sisseton and Kim Vanneman of Ideal to the South Dakota Board of Military Affairs, effective Jan. 8.

 

Shepherd is tribal chairman of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate. He served as Petty Officer 2nd Class in the United States Navy from 1996 – 2004.

 

Vanneman is a farm business partner and a three-term member of the state House of Representatives. Her legislative term ends Jan. 8.

 

Shepherd and Vanneman are additions to the Board of Military Affairs, which was expanded from five to seven members by the 2012 state Legislature at the request of the South Dakota Department of the Military.

 

The Board of Military Affairs deals with general management of the state’s National Guard armories.

 

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