The South Dakota Parks and Wildlife Foundation, whose members work with the state Department of Game, Fish and Parks, recently elected three new directors. They are:
William May of Rapid City, the chief executive officer and general counsel for Black Hills Surgical Hospital;
Jim Spies of Watertown, the owner and manager of Cowboy Country stores throughout the region, and a former member of the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission; and
Dale Jahr of Sioux Falls, a business consultant.
Karen Gunderson Olson of Rapid City, who is the foundation’s president, announced the selections.
Other members of the foundation’s board are:
Jeff Scherschligt, Sarah Richardson Larson, Kathryn Anderson and Kevin Nyberg, all of Sioux Falls;
Larry Ness, Yankton;
Tom Krafka and Jack Lynass, both of Rapid City;
Spencer Hawley, Brookings, a former GFP commissioner and a current legislator; and
Dick Behl, Scotland.
Non-voting members of the foundation’s board are Kelly Hepler, who is state Game, Fish and Parks secretary, and Barry Jensen of White River, who is a member of the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission.