Executive Director, Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation

Tatewin is from the Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota, Oglala Lakota and Inhanktonwan nations in South Dakota.

Jolene’s first publicly shared her story of being a victim of child sexual abuse in 2011. She is the namesake of Jolene’s Law Task.

Director, Avera St. Mary's Central South Dakota Child Assessment Center

She earned her M.S. in Nursing from South Dakota State University in 2009. Angela is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Child Forensic Interviewer with over fifteen years of experience.

State’s Attorney of Lake County in Madison, SD

Wendy earned her Juris Doctor with an emphasis in Constitutional Law from University of South Dakota School of Law and began her career in law in 1998.

Professor, School of Health Sciences, University of South Dakota

She teaches primarily in the areas of child welfare, Indian child welfare, and trauma-informed social work practice with children and families.

Court Improvement Program Coordinator for the South Dakota Unified Judicial System

Sara has many years of experience in child welfare with positions with the South Dakota Department of Social Services.

A mother of four busy boys, 4H Dog Project Leader, and full-time student pursuing her Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice.

Executive Director at South Dakota Network against Family Violence and Sexual Assault

Executive Director at South Dakota Network against Family Violence and Sexual Assault since 1999.

Supervisory Special Agent

Supervisory Special Agent Brent Gromer has been in Law Enforcement for over 21 years.

Medical Director at Child’s Voice Sanford Children’s Hospital

Medical Director at Child’s Voice Sanford Children’s Hospital in Sioux Falls and Avera St. Mary’s Central South Dakota Child Assessment Center in Pierre.