Dan served as a State Representative and Senator for District 25 in the SD State Legislator for six years. He was a member of the Commerce, Transportation, Retirement Laws, Tribal Relations and Appropriations Committee. Dan was selected to represent South Dakota at the Western Interstate Commission for High Education (WICHE) and was appointed by Governor Daugaard to the SD Mental Health Task Force. He was recognized locally by SD Voices for Children and Disabilities SD for his legislative work with children and people with disabilities. Additionally, Dan has been recognized nationally three times for his leadership as a BILLD, Henry Toll and SLLF Fellow.
Her time with the party has been spent traveling to all of the nine tribes of South Dakota to register people to vote and spread voter awareness and education
During her time at KELOLAND, she was also in charge of several volunteer and charity campaigns, including raising money for the Sioux Empire United Way.
Krista grew up in the Twin Cities. She loves hiking, kayaking, reading and taking in the beauty of South Dakota.
From there he went on to hold leadership roles within the Lincoln County Democratic Party and successfully ran for two terms on the Executive Board for the South Dakota Democratic Party.
Born and raised on a fourth generation farm and in a rural community, Joseph brings a unique niche of focus, knowledge and experience for all of South Dakota.