Lynne A. Valenti
Cabinet Secretary

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Social Work Examiners

The board protects the health and safety of the consumer public by licensure of qualified persons, enforcement of the statutes, rules and regulations governing the practice of social work, including the appropriate resolution of complaints.

Board Members

  • Karen Chelsey, CSW-PIP, Sioux Falls
  • Jennifer Gray, CSW-PIP, Pierre
  • Michael Forgy, CSW-PIP, Brookings
  • Todd Herrboldt, CSW-PIP, Sioux Falls
  • Cindy Steele, Lay Member, Spearfish
  • Sharon Stratman, SW, Yankton
  • David Nielsen, Lay Member, Lead 

Additional Information

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Contact Us

Social Work Examiners
Carol Tellinghuisen, Executive Secretary
810 N. Main St. Suite 298 
Spearfish, SD 57783
Phone: 605.642.1600
Fax: 605.722.1006 
Email: proflic@rushmore.com