2021 Board of Directors Voting


It’s time to vote for our 2021 Board Members. Our board consists of 11 members. 9 being elected plus our Legion Rep and our Head Coach.

Board members whose term expires at the end of 2020 are:

  • Alissa Messinger (filled spot vacated by Maggie Messerlie resigning)
  • Ryan Hansen
  • Shawn Adams
  • Steve Richey
Board Members who have 1 year left on their term:

  • Barb Schmidt (Parent)
  • Jeff Minnick (Non Parent)
  • Tom Weaver (Parent)
  • Kurt Whitesell (Non Parent)
  • Rick Messer (Non Parent)

Two non-elected positions:

  • Beau Garcia (Legion Athletic Officer)
  • Kelvin Torve (Head Coach)

The bylaws state that we must have a minimum of 4 non-parents on the board which can includes the Athletic Officer. Non-parent is defined as not currently having a biological son, step-son, or is a legal guardian of a player currently in the Post 22 Program.

To fill our vacancies – please choose up to 4 of the names below.
Names are in random order and order will change each time the page loads.

Dr. Christopher Dietrich: Job: Physician at Rehab Doctors; Job Duties: Physician – evaluate and treat patients, board certified in sports medicine, pain medicine and PM&R Director – Rapid City Concussion Project, Medical Director/Team Physician Rapid City Rush Other Boards: Rushmore Hockey Association – president, Canyon Lake Little League – safety director, South Dakota State Medical Association – past president, South Dakota Board of Medical Examiners, St. Thomas Moore School Board

Bruce Anderson: Job: Management at Western Buffalo Company. Job Duties: Personal, finance, scheduling, sales Other Boards: Dakota Territory Buffalo Association & National Bison Association

Andrea Jacobs: Job: Owner of Andi’s Cakes Job Duties: Own cupcake/catering company Other Boards: AOπ, College Republicans (94-97), Arrowhead Country Club New Members Children’s Museum

Taylor Thompson: Job: Director of Wealth Management at Pioneer Bank & Trust Job Duties: Financial planning and wealth management strategies for families and businesses as well as directing our team of advisors and staff throughout our collective offices Other Boards: TeamMates Mentoring of Rapid City, Church council

Darin Good: Job: Self Employed General Contractor Job Duties: Building houses from start to finish Other Boards: Sturgis AAU wrestling board

Jamie McKnight: Job: Registered Nurse at Monument Health & Real Estate Agent at Dupont Real Estate Job Duties: Nurse duties on Labor and Delivery Floor, Help people with their real estate needs. Other Boards: Practice Council in Labor & Delivery.