The Governor appoints board members for three-year terms. The five members of the board include two members who are licensed audiologists actively practicing or who have two years of experience practicing in South Dakota, two members with an active license and at least two years of experience fitting and dispensing hearing aids, and one member of the general public who is not associated with, or financially interested in, the practice or business of hearing aid dispensing, audiology, or a related profession. No member may serve more than three consecutive full terms.
Current Board Members
Todd Decker, Audiologist, Watertown - President
Dan Smith, Hearing Aid Dispenser, Yankton - Vice President
Clint Hinker, Hearing Aid Dispenser, Mitchell
Norman Sorensen, Audiologist, Rapid City
Julie Paluch, Public Member, Pierre