Laurie Gill
Cabinet Secretary

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Social Work Examiners

Carol Tellinghuisen
Executive Director

810 N. Main St. Suite 298 
Spearfish, SD 57783
Phone: 605.642.1600
Fax: 605.722.1006 

The mission of the South Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners is to protect 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 Chesley, CSW-PIP - Sioux Falls - President
Michael Forgy, CSW-PIP - Rapid City - Secretary/Treasurer
Todd Herrboldt, CSW-PIP - Sioux Falls - Board Member
Jennifer Gray, CSW-PIP - Ft. Pierre - Board Member
Sharon Stratman, SW - Yankton - Board Member
Abby Rehorst, Spearfish - Lay Member
Cindy Steele, Spearfish - Lay Member

Additional Information
View upcoming board meetings and meeting minutes on the Boards and Commissions portal.

View archived meeting minutes prior to 2015.