Contact SD VOAD


The South Dakota VOAD is interested in any comments, questions, and concerns related to disaster response, relief, recovery, or preparedness. Also, if there is anyone that is interested in learning about any volunteer opportunities, please feel free to contact the South Dakota VOAD and its officers.


South Dakota VOAD President:


Lisa Adler

Northeast Regional Director

Lutheran Social Services

110 6th Avenue SE, Suite 200

Aberdeen, SD 57401


Work: 605-626-0634 ext. 101


 South Dakota VOAD Vice President:

Kathy Chesney

Vice President, SD VOAD

United Methodist Disaster Response 

Philip, SD 57567


Work: 605-859-2310

South Dakota VOAD Secretary/ Treasurer:

Darci Adams

South Dakota State Director

The Humane Society of the United States

Hartford, SD 57033


Work: 605-595-4860


South Dakota VOAD Member At-Large:

Chester VanDerZee

Disaster Response Services

World Renew: Disaster Response Services

Volga, SD 57071


Work: N/A


South Dakota VOAD Member At-Large:

Phyllis Alexander

Dakota Conference Director

Adventist Community Serivces 

Rapid City, SD 57701


Work: 605-342-0381

State of South Dakota Contact:

Cari Leidholt

Voluntary Agency Liaison (VAL)

Office of Emergency Management 

118 W. Capitol Ave.

Pierre, SD 57501


Work: 605-773-8138