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Division Director South Dakota Department of Social Services South Dakota Child Protection Services

Pamela Bennett is the Division Director of South Dakota Child Protection Services under the South Dakota Department of Social Services. She has worked in the child welfare field for over 30 years. Pamela was part of the team who designed and implemented the safety model within South Dakota. After South Dakota’s successful implementation of the…

Program Director Children’s Home Society

Chelsie Ogaard is the Program Director for Community Based Services at Children’s Home Society. She has a strong desire to provide excellent service and works to prevent, treat, and heal trauma, individually and collectively. She strives for innovative approaches and seeks to implement proactive strategies to stabilize families and communities.

CPCM Director

Carrie Gonsor Sanderson is a Pierre, South Dakota native. She earned her Bachelor of Arts, Master of Public Administration and Juris Doctorate degrees from the University of South Dakota. Immediately after receiving her education, Ms. Sanderson served as the Executive Director for the South Dakota Association for County Officials where Ms. Sanderson represented South Dakota’s…