Volunteer recognized for
willingness to help Mike Begeman has a big job, literally. As Vice President of Public Affairs for Sanford Health (Sioux Falls and Fargo) he is responsible for communicating Sanford's message and working with external stakeholders within the entire health system; which, since their merger in 2009, has a 135,000 sq. mile footprint.
With all of the responsibilities of his job though, he still just considers himself a farm kid from Parker, SD. Begeman grew up on a dairy farm 20 miles west of Sioux Falls, where his parents still live today.. ... Read Full Story
Chamber promotes progress, activities in new year Each year, the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce provides several opportunities for our members to interact with our elected officials at local, state and national levels and learn more about what legislation is taking place. Our advocacy efforts — and access to elected official — is one of our greatest membership benefits.
At the state level, our volunteer leadership and staff are busy gearing up for the 2011 Legislative Session. This issue of Chamber News features contact information for each of our Sioux Falls area legislators and some insight from them about what's ahead in the upcoming session. We hope you'll use this information to familiarize yourself with who represents your voice in Pierre and to contact your legislators if you have questions or concerns about issues.
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