Elections for the SDBA’s Board of Directors for 2017 are scheduled for March and April. Three directors have terms that expire on April 30, 2017. Elections will take place in geographic Group 4 and Group 5 and the Large Community Bank Category.

Steve Bumann, BankWest, Pierre, is the current director for Group IV. He has served one term and is eligible to run for a second term. Shawn Rost, First Interstate Bank, Rapid City, is the current director for Group V. He has served one term and is eligible to run for a second term. Kevin Whitelock, Pioneer Bank & Trust, Spearfish, is the current director for the Large Community Bank Category. He has served two, consecutive terms and is not eligible to run for re-election.

If you are interested in a Board position, contact one of the nominating committee members by Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Please also submit a short bio and headshot photo for the voting ballot. Newly-elected Board members will take office on May 1, 2017, and serve a three-year term expiring April 30, 2020. Learn more.