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Attorney General Marty Jackley

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Open Meetings Commission

The South Dakota Open Meetings Commission was created in 2004. By Law (SDCL 1-25-8), the Commission consists of five attorneys ppointed by the South Dakota Attorney General. The following attorneys are currently serving on the commission.

Assistant Attorney General Steven Blair is assigned to assist the Board with procedural matters.

Open Meeting Commissioners: 

Emily Sovell, Sully County, chairperson.

Katelynn Hoffman, Turner County.

Wendy Kloeppner, Lake County.

Lance Russell, Fall River/Oglala Lakota County.

Michael Smith, Clay County.

Open Meetings Commission Agendas

Frequently Asked Questions: Open Meetings Commission Procedure

2023 Open Meetings Brochure

Summary of Past Decisions of the Open Meetings Commission (Through December 31, 2020)

No Merits Filings Abstracts (Current 01-31-2021)

State's Attorney Requrements

Open Meetings Commission's Meeting Minutes


Open Meetings Commission Decisions