PIERRE, S.D – Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today the appointment of Don Holloway, retired Pennington County Sheriff to the Board of Pardons and Paroles. Holloway will fill the vacancy left by Denny Kaemingk, who was recently appointed Secretary of the Department of Corrections.
“We want to extend our appreciation to Denny for nine years of service on the Board of Pardons and Paroles. Service to this Board is not an easy assignment, and Denny should be commended for his contributions to our State.” said Jackley.
Holloway began work in the law enforcement field in 1968 as a Pennington County Deputy. He was elected at Pennington County Sheriff in 1982, where he served seven terms before retiring earlier this year.
“Don Holloway will be an invaluable member to the Board of Pardons and Paroles,” said Jackley. “He brings expertise and commitment in crime prevention with his over 40 years of law enforcement and corrections experience.”
The Board of Pardons and Paroles is a nine member appointed board charged with the authority to make decisions of parole, the revocation of parole, and parole policy and procedures. Three of the board members are appointed by the Governor of South Dakota, three are appointed by the Attorney General, and the remaining three are appointed by the South Dakota Supreme Court.
This appointment is subject to final confirmation by the South Dakota senate.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 19, 2011
CONTACT: Sara Rabern, (605) 773-3215