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Board of Directors

Children's Home Society is governed by a 27-member Board of Directors composed of individuals in Eastern and Western South Dakota.

Deb SoholtDeb Soholt
Board President

Jack MarshJohn S. “Jack” Marsh
Board Vice President

Gina HopkinsGina Hopkins
Board Treasurer

Dustin MorrisonDustin Morrison
Board Secretary

Sally AndersonSally Anderson
Honorary Member

Matt BenneMatt Benne

Jim BermanJim Berman

Darla CrownDarla Crown

Paulette DavidsonPaulette Davidson

Tim DoughertyTim Dougherty

Heath DucheneauxHeath Ducheneaux

Steve FlanerySteve Flanery

Lafawn JanisLafawn Janis

Laura JohnsonLaura Johnson

Melissa JohnsonMelissa Johnson

Amy KoenigAmy Koenig

Eric LeeEric Lee

Luke LindbergLuke Lindberg

John NooneyJohn Nooney

John RozellJohn Rozell

Jim SchmidtJim Schmidt

Greg SchweissGreg Schweiss

Scott ScofieldScott Scofield

Chirag ShuklaChirag Shukla

Scott SlettenScott Sletten

Carolynn StavengerCarolynn Stavenger

Learn more about our Foundation and our Foundation Board Leadership.

CHS Executive Leadership

Michelle LavalleeMichelle Lavallee
Chief Executive Officer

Shannon ClarkShannon Clark
Chief Financial Officer

Deanna LarsonDeanna Larson
Chief Operating Officer

Jon MammengaJon Mammenga
Chief Philanthropy Officer

Mark NiemeyerMark Niemeyer
Chief Administration Officer

Allison SandersonAllison Sanderson
Chief Human Resources Officer

CHS Program and Department Leadership

  • Janet Andersen, Marketing and Communications Director 
  • Jody Carpenter, Compliance Director
  • Kara Flynn, Director of Development, Rapid City
  • Mike Groher, Director of Schools
  • Malia Hoback, Clinical Director of Care
  • Clinton Hubers, Facilities Director
  • Freddy Maseman, Black Hills Children's Home Program Director
  • Tifanie Petro, Child and Family Services Director
  • Rick Weber, Director of Development, Sioux Falls
  • Austin Winter, IT Director

    Learn more about our Programs and Services.