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WEBSITE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Doneen Hollingsworth, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Nursing

Staff Directory

Gloria Damgaard, RN; MS, FRE, Executive Director

For Questions Regarding
Please Contact
Telephone
  • LPN, RN, APRN - Scope of Practice
  • APRN Education
  • SD Center for Nursing Workforce
  • Dialysis Technician Training
  • Unlicensed Diabetes Aide Training

Linda Young, RN; MS, FRE; BC
Nursing Program Specialist;
Program Director, SDCNW

(605) 362-2772
  • LPN and RN - Nursing Education
  • Nursing Refresher Courses
  • Clinical Enrichment Programs
  • CNA Education Programs
  • Med Aide Training Programs
  • Dakota Nurse Connection Publication

Stephanie Orth, RN, MS
Nursing Program Specialist
South Dakota Board of Nursing
722 Main Street, Suite 3
Spearfish, SD 57783

(605) 642-1388

Fax: (605) 642-1389

  • LPN, RN, APRN - Complaint Investigations
  • Discipline Issues

Francie Miller, MBA, RN, BSN

Nursing Program Specialist

(605) 362-3545
  • LPN, RN Licensure
  • APRN Initial Licensure
  • LPN, RN, APRN - License Renewal
  • Requests for Mailing Labels, Lists

Erin Matthies
Licensure Operations Manager

(605) 362-3546
  • LPN, RN Licensure by Endorsement
  • LPN, RN Refresher Course - Limited License
  • Nursing Corporation Renewal

Jill Vanderbush
Licensure Specialist

(605) 362-2769
  • NCLEX®
  • LPN, RN - Licensure by Examination

Robert Garrigan
Business Manager

(605) 362-2766
  • Licensure Verification
  • Name Change
  • Duplicate Nursing License
  • Inactivation/Reactivation/Reinstatement
  • CNA - Endorsement and Renewal

Lois Steensma
Secretary

(605) 362-2760

Winora Robles
Program Assistant I

(605) 362-3525