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2015 legislative education committees appointed

Committees for both the House and Senate were recently posted for South Dakota’s 90th legislative. To see the committee lists, click here.

 

Rep. Jacqueline Sly returns for her third year as the Chair of the House Education committee, but will have a new Vice Chair as Rep. Timothy Johns, a committee member for the past two years, takes over the position.

 

Eight of the committees 15 members will be new to House Education. New members include: Reps. Fred Deutsch, Peggy Gibson, Thomas Holmes, Roger Hunt, Joshua Klumb, Steven McCleerey, Mathew Wollmann and Larry Zikmund.

 

Along with Reps. Sly and Johns, returning members include, Reps. Blaine Campbell, Paula Hawks, Dan Kaiser, Elizabeth May and Burt Tulson.

 

Senate Education returns three committee members from last year, including Chair Sen. Deb Soholt. Sens. Blake Curd and Bruce Rampelberg also return to the committee from last year.

 

Sen. Al Solano will serve as the committee’s Vice Chair – this is his first year on the committee. Veteran legislators Sens. Jason Frerichs, Brock Greenfield and Bernie Hunhoff join the committee, as well.

 

ASBSD will work closely with each education committee throughout session. Detailed profiles on each committee member will be provided prior to session.

 

For updates from session, be sure to check the ASBSD Blog and Billtracker page.

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