Sergeant, Pennington County Sheriff's Office

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

County Victim's Advocate

Michelle Seten is the Juvenile Diversion Coordinator for Minnehaha County.

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy, University of South Dakota

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

Chair, Nursing, University of South Dakota

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

Burroughs Counseling and Consultation

Ashley Termansen received her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Denver in 2010, with a focus on clinical social work and trauma response and recovery.

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. 

Daniele Dosch, MSW

Victim Specialist

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

Division Director for the Division of Family and Community Health at the South Dakota Department of Health

Colleen has served the administration of the South Dakota Department of Health since 1982 including Director of the Office of Family Health and Administrator of the Office of Health Promotion.

Division Director of Child Protection Services for the Department of Social Services

Virgena Wieseler currently serves as the Division Director of Child Protection Services for the Department of Social Services.

Dean of Education and Human Sciences at South Dakota State University

Dr. Thorngren is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Family Therapist.