Chapter Board of Directors


Sandra McNeely, CFRE – Be the Cause Chair

The Abbey Group, Ltd., Rapid City


Tracy Pardy – Strategic Planning Chair

Horizon Health Foundation, Howard


Vice President  

Dzenan Berberovic, M.A., CFRE – NPD Co-Chair

Avera Health, Sioux Falls



Rick Weber – Sponsorship Chair

Children's Home Foundation, Sioux Falls


Past President

Kellie Yackley, CFRE – Directorship Chair

Avera St. Mary's & Avera Gettysburg Foundations, Pierre


Directors Serving At-Large 


Brian Bonde, ACFRE – Government Affairs Chair, NPD Co-Chair

Advanced Certified Fundraising

Kelsey Freidel Nelson

Mount Marty College, Yankton


Kim Haiar, CFRE – Eastern SD Program Chair

Lifescape Foundation, Sioux Falls


Sheila Kuchta, CFRE – Membership Co-Chair

Avera Sacred Heart Foundation, Yankton


Jason Lemke – Mentoring Chair

The Compass Center, Sioux Falls

Michele Loobey-Gertsch

Monument Health Foundation, Rapid City


Beth Massa, CFRE – Membership Co-Chair

South Dakota Community Foundation, Rapid City


Christy Menning, CFRE – Marketing Co-Chair

McCrossan Boys Ranch, Sioux Falls


James Payer II, CFRE – Diversity/I.D.E.A Chair

Girl Scouts – Dakota Horizons, Sioux Falls


Andrea Serna – Western SD Program Chair

Black Hills Works Foundation, Rapid City


Jessica Wells, CFRE – Scholarship Chair

Lifescape Foundation, Sioux Falls