Staff

Trevor Cramer
Economic Development Director

Economic Development

Trevor Cramer grew up in Clear Lake, SD and graduated in 1991 from South Dakota State University with a B.S. in Health, Physical Education and Recreation.  Following college, Trevor worked in the retail field, was an educator/coach, co-founded a business and then was an insurance...

Roger Deiter
Board of Directors, President

Board

Roger is a native of Faulkton and after graduating from SDSU came back to his hometown, became involved with the family business and started raising a family.  He and his brother, Doug, are the third generation of the Deiter Bros. farm.  As his children grew...

Beverly King
Board of Directors

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Beverly King started her career in the insurance business in 1988 as a Customer Service Representative, later becoming a licensed agent and buying into an existing insurance agency in 1995.  She bought out her partner in  1999 and formed King Insurance Agency, Inc.   Since then...

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Dwight Hossle
Board of Directors

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Linda Bartholomew
Board of Directors, Secretary

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Linda Bartholomew is a retired business owner and community activist. Bartholomew and her husband, Tom, owned and operated the Faulkton Drug in Faulkton, SD for forty-three years before selling the business in 2008.   Bartholomew is and has been involved with many organizations and projects...

Derek Barrios
Board of Directors

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I graduated high school from Brookings, SD. I attended Dakota State University where I majored in Biology for Education and also played football.  After graduation I taught science and coached for one year in Kimball, SD.  After getting married to my wife Amanda, I took...

Brandon Spanier
Board of Directors

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I am originally from Groton, SD, where I graduated from high school in 2008. After high school, I attended college at Presentation College in Aberdeen, SD obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. After graduating college in May of 2012, I started work full-time for...

Kayla Hanson
Board of Directors

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Kayla Hanson, a Faulkton native, graduated from Faulkton High School in 2007. She then attended Black Hills Beauty College in Rapid City, SD.  After she completed her hours to become a Cosmetologist, she returned to Faulkton and purchased Jeanne’s Beauty Salon, and started her own...

Kelly Melius
Board of Directors

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Kelly Melius is a lifelong resident of Faulk County.  He grew up on a family farm here and after college returned to the farm.  He and his family live on the farmstead he grew up on, and he has started and is the owner of...

Troy Hadrick
Board of Directors, Vice President

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Troy Hadrick was born and raised in rural Faulkton on a multi-generational farm and ranch.  After graduating from Faulkton High School in 1994 he attended South Dakota State University where he graduated  with a B.S. in Animal Science in 1998.  That same year he also...

Bill Hoffman
Board of Directors

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Bill Hoffman is an ordained elder in The United Methodist Church and serves The United Church of Faulkton as pastor. Bill is passionate about growth both spiritually and in community. He wants to see Faulkton grow economically, in quality of life, and spiritually. Bill’s undergraduate...

Cody Cotton
Board of Directors

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I was born and raised in rural Faulkton, where I live on a farm/ranch today with my wife Leah and our four kids.  I left only briefly to pursue an Ag business degree at Southwest Minnesota State University.  After graduation, I returned to the family...

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Bill Schilder, Jr.
Board of Directors

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Dan Ramsdell
Board of Directors

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Dan was born and raised in Faulkton and graduated from Faulkton High School in 1971.  After living in the Minneapolis area for a few years, he returned to his home town to help his father, John Ramsdell, run his business, Johnny's Liquor Store.  He and...

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