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.

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Beth Dokken is the Division Director of Family and Community Health for the South Dakota Department of Health. 

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Daniele Dosch, MSW

Victim Specialist

A Special Agent with the South Dakota Office of Attorney General in the Division of Criminal Investigation.

Chair, Nursing, University of South Dakota

Haifa AbouSamra serves as chair of the Nursing program at the University of South Dakota.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Laura Scheibe is the director of the Division of College, Career, and Student Success for the South Dakota Department of Education.

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

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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.

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Outpatient Therapist, Avera Behavioral Health

Nikki Eining is an outpatient occupational therapist in Brookings, SD. She also works with the Resilient Communities: SD program created by CPCM.

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Rebecca Hoey is the Associate Vice President for Academic Programming for the South Dakota Board of Regents. 

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State Representative for South Dakota House District 7 and Chair of the CPCM Advisory Board

Tim Reed, a Brookings native, is currently serving as District 7’s Representative to the South Dakota Legislature.  He is current chair of the CPCM Advisory Board.

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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.

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State Senator & Public Information Officer, Pennington County Sheriff's Office

Duhamel joined the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office as the Public Information Officer. In December 2019, Helene was appointed to the South Dakota Senate in Rapid City, District 32.

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Sergeant, Pennington County Sheriff's Office

Sgt. Stevens currently supervises the People Crimes Investigation team at the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office.

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Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy, University of South Dakota

Shana Cerny holds a Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions.

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Sheri Fischer is the Executive Director for Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Clinics, and Community Services at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

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Special Agent with the South Dakota Office of Attorney General

A Special Agent with the South Dakota Office of Attorney General in the Division of Criminal Investigation.

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Stacy Reitmeier is director of Case Management, Chaplaincy and Social Services for Avera McKennan Hospital.

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Executive Director, Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation

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

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Advocacy and Prevention Program Director, Children’s Home Child Advocacy Center

Tifanie Petro serves as the Director of Advocacy and Prevention, overseeing the Children’s Home Child Advocacy Center and multiple statewide awareness and education campaigns. 

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Toby Russell is the Supervisory Special Assistant Attorney General for the Internet Crimes Against Children and Digital Evidence Unit under the Division of Criminal Investigation.

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State’s Attorney of Lake County in Madison, SD

Wendy Kloeppner, J.D. is the State’s Attorney for Lake County in Madison, South Dakota.

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