Staff
SDEA/NEA Headquarters & Plains Service Centers
411 East Capitol  |  Pierre, SD 57501
605-224-9263  |  800-529-0090

RICHARD KERN
Executive Director, ext. 114

PAUL MCCORKLE
Chief Financial Officer/Chief Information Officer, ext. 115

ANNE PLOOSTER
General Counsel, ext. 125

SANDRA WALTMAN
Government Relations/Communications Director/SDRS, ext. 128

LOREN PAUL
Plains UniServ Director/Retired Program Director, ext. 131

MICHELLE STERLING
Membership Technician, ext. 124

BERNICE "BERNIE" HANSON
Manager of Finance & Member Services, ext. 113

REBECCA UHRIG
Communications Specialist, ext. 111

HOLLY BARTLETT
Administrative Assistant, ext. 110


Black Hills Service Center
902 Main Street  |  Rapid City, SD 57701
605-342-8068

LISA ALI
Western UniServ Director/Membership Program Director & HCR Program Coordinator, ext. 311

ROBERTA "BOBBI" DREWES,
Administrative Assistant, ext. 310


EGL Service Center
411 East Capitol  |  Pierre, SD 57501 
605-224-9263  |  800-529-0090

AHRIEN T. JOHNSON
Educators Guiding Learners UniServ Director/COHE & ESP Coordinator, ext. 510


Teaching and Learning
605-695-2579

RICH MITTELSTEDT 
Teaching & Learning Coordinator, ext. 410


Eastern Prairie & SouthEast Educators Service Center
605-339-3236

RYAN ROLFS
Eastern Prairie UniServ Director/Student Program Director, ext. 211

KARA HOINES
SEE UniServ Director/Early Career Educators, ext. 212

BETTY ERICKSON
Administrative Assistant, ext. 210