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: 

Richard Smith

Executive Director

Central & Western SD Chapter 

1221 North Maple Street 

Rapid City, SD 57701


Work: 605-342-4010

Cell: 605-381-5024


South Dakota VOAD Vice President:

Maynard Konechne

P.O. Box 326

Kimball, SD 57355




South Dakota VOAD Treasurer:

Susie Ryks,CVA, IOM

Volunteer Services Director

Helpline Center

1000 N West Ave Ste 310

Sioux Falls, SD 57104


Phone: 605-274-1407

South Dakota VOAD

Tom Voorhees

Area Welfare Specialist

2801 West 31st Street

Sioux Falls, SD 57106


Cell: 605-940-3990

South Dakota VOAD Secertary:









State of South Dakota Contact:


Randy W. Hartmann

State Voluntary Agency Liaison

Office of Emergency Management

211 S Central Ave,

Pierre, SD 57501


Work: 605-773-2043


State of South Dakota Contact:


Cari Leidholt 

Office of Emergency Management 

211 S Central Ave,

Pierre, SD 57501


Work: 605-773-8138