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Board of Directors

The members of Feeding South Dakota’s Board of Directors have dedicated themselves to relieving hunger throughout the state. Their hard work has helped thousands of hungry South Dakotans fill their stomachs and ease their pain and we are grateful for their leadership.


Business Affiliation


Term Expiration            

Max Sandlin Mercury, Attorney Chair 1st term Jun 2017
Rich Aguilar Retired from Citi Corp Vice Chair 1st term Jun 2017
    Program Chair  
Pat Mahon South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Past Chair 2nd Term Jun 2018
Lesa Jarding Wells Fargo Secretary 2nd term June 2019
Brian Bird NorthWestern Energy Treasruer 1st term Jun 2019
Ray Thompson Thompson Financial Services Finance Chair 2nd term Jun 2017
Connie Halverson Delta Dental of South Dakota Governance
2nd term Jun 2017
Steve Erpenbach SDSU Foundation Marketing
1st term Jun 2017
Dick Birath First Premier Bank/Premier Bank Card   2nd term Jun 2017
Thomas Worsley Reagional Health   Interm till Jun 2018
      1st term Jun 2021
Julie Schmitz Jensen RC Convention & Visitors Bureau    1st term Jun 2017
Randy Englund Retired ED of SD Wheat Commission   1st term- Jun 2019
Barb Bonhorst  Beef Producer   1st term- Jun 2019
Erica Beck Llyod Companies   1st Term June 2020
Tyler Sharp Rancher   1st Term June 2020
Matt Gassen Feeding South Dakota    



Committee Assignments

Executive Committee: Max Sandlin (Chair), Rich Aguilar (VC), Brian Bird (T), Lesa Jarding (S), & Pat Mahon (PC)
Governance Committee Connie Halverson (Chair), Barb Bonhorst, Lesa Jarding, & Thomas Worsley
Finance Committee: Ray Thompson (Chair), Randy Englund, Brian Bird, & Thomas Worsley
Programs Committee: Rich Aguilar (Chair), Barb Bonhorst, Pat Mahon, Lesa Jarding, Erica Beck, & Tyler Sharp
Marketing, PR & Development Committee: Steve Erpenbach (Chair), Julie Schmidtz Jensen, Dick Birath, & Max Sandlin