Officers & Board Members


President

  • Louise Papka, PA-C, MPAS, DFAAPA; (July 2016-July 2018)
    (605) 670-8923; email

Vice President/ President Elect

  • Nancy Trimble, PA-C, MPAS; (July 2016-July 2018)
    (402) 385-3339; email

Past President

  • Michelle Hagen, PA-C, MPAS (July 2014-July2016)
    (605) 209-3853; email

Secretary

  • Patricia Gilbert, PAAC; (July 2015-July 2017)
    (605) 375-8285; email

Treasurer

  • Dayna Semchenko, PA-C (July 2016-July 2018)
    (605) 224-7143; email

Directors at Large

  • Corey Anderson, PA-C; (July 2015-July 2017)
    (605) 660-7301; email
  • Joel Reynolds, PA-C; (July 2015-July 2017)
    (605) 791-3321; email
  • Emily Roberts, PA-C; (July 2016-July 2018)
    (605) 521-7766; email
  • Kayla Weisbeck, PA-C; (July 2016-July 2018)
    (605) 228-5930; email

Delegates

  • 2016: Wade Nilson, MPAS, PA-C (July 2016-July 2017)
    (605) 202-0337; email
  • 2016: Lola Pollard, MPAS, PA-C (July 2016-July 2017)
    (605) 588-0026; email
  • 2016: Dave Cohen, MPAS, PA-C (July 2016-July 2017)
    (605) 787-4202; email

Alternate

  • 2017: Louise Papka

Non-Elected Advisors

Legislative Policy Coordinator

  • Corey Anderson, PA-C
    (605) 660-7301; email

Reimbursement/STAR

  • Terri Behl, PA-C;
    (605) 928-3487email

Communications

  • Justine Peterson, PA-C;
    (605) 366-7095; email

Ethics Committee Officer

  • Joel Reynolds,
    (605) 791-3321; email

Elections

  • Lola Pollard, MPAS, PA-C
    (605) 588-0026; email

Membership Coordinator

  • Nancy Rude, PA-C;
    (605) 472-0926; email

Public Relations Coordinator:

  • Terri Behl, PA-C;
    (605) 928-3487email

CME Coordinators

  • East River: Leah Mergen, PA-C
    (605) 367-8793; email
  • East River: Marilyn Ruhlman, PA-C
    (605) 310-1926; email
  • A Capitol Event: Cindy Erwin, PA-C
    (605) 945-5267; email
  • West River: Dave Cohen, MPAS, PA-C (Co-Chair)
    (605) 787-4202; email
  • West River: Allison Wiley, PA-C
    (605) 488-0145; email
  • West River: Heather Rice, PA-C,  (Co-Chair)
    (605) 939-1473; email

PAAC (Physician Assistant Advisory Council to South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners)

  • Justin Thurman, PA-C;
    (605) 347-6393; email
  • Clint Perman, PA-C,
    (605) 848-1085; email
  • Kimberly Herrmann, PA-C;
    (605) 663-4443; email

Chapter Student Representatives

Ex-Officio

  • Wade Nilson, PA-C;
    (605) 202-0337; email

Executive Secretary

  • Kathy Kocer
    (605) 222-5592; email