2022 Board of Directors
Mike Wiese, Chair
Representing Aberdeen voting districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 7.
Representing the cities of Westport, Columbia, Claremont, Groton, Stratford, Verdon, Frederick, Warner, and Hecla in Brown County; Palmyra, Osceola, Savo, Liberty, Hecla, Portage, Allison, Frederick, Richland, Greenfield, Lansing, North Detroit, Franklyn, Oneota, Brainard, Shelby, South Detroit, Carlisle, Westport, Garland, Columbia, Claremont, Ravinia, Lincoln, Ordway, Cambria, Putney, Riverside, Henry, Groton, Gem, West Hanson, East Hanson, West Rondell, East Rondell, Garden Prairie, Highland, Mercier, New Hope, Warner, and Bates townships in Brown County; voting
district 16 in Brown County; the cities of Britton, Eden, Lake City, and Langford in Marshall County; and Buffalo, Dayton, Dumarce, Eden, Fort, Hamilton, Hickman, Lake, Lowell, Miller, Newark, Newport, Pleasant Valley, Red Iron Lake, Sisseton, Stena, Waverly, Weston, and Wismer townships in Marshall County.
Representing the city of Huron and Custer township in Beadle County.
Frank Amundson, Treasurer
Carol Millan, Vice-Chair
Representing all of Hanson County and Davison County except the city of Mitchell voting districts 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20; the cities of Plankinton and Stickney in Aurora County; Pleasant Valley, Bristol, Belford, Cooper, Firesteel, Palatine, Plankinton, Hopper, Pleasant Lake, Dudley, and Aurora townships in Aurora County; the cities of Dimock and Parkston in Hutchinson County; and Starr, Cross Plains, Liberty, and Susquehanna townships in Hutchinson County.
Robert Braun, Secretary
Representing Aberdeen voting districts 6, 8, 9, 10, and 11; and voting district 12 in Brown County.
Representing all of Spink and Sanborn Counties; the cities of Broadland, Wessington, Wolsey, Hitchcock, Virgil, Cavour, Iroquois, and Yale in Beadle County; and Nance, Bonilla, Altoona, Whiteside, Allen, Broadland, Wessington, Wolsey, Hartland, Sand Creek, Vernon, Dearborn, Bur Oak, Kellogg, Carlyle, Grant, Banner, Barrett, Belle Prairie, Cavour, Clifton, Fairfield, Foster, Iowa, Lake Byron, Liberty, Logan, Milford, Pearl Creek, Pleasant View, Richland, Theresa, Valley, and Clyde townships in Beadle County.
Representing Mitchell voting districts 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20.
Representing the city of Yankton east of West City Limits Road, west of Peninah Street, south of Highway 50 or 31st Street, and census blocks 4055 and 4056.
See application information below.
Representing the cities of Freeman, Tripp, Olivet, and Menno in Hutchinson County; Wolf Creek, Grandview, Kassel, Valley, Molan, Wittenberg, Kulm, German, Sharon, Oak Hollow, Fair, Kaylor, Capital, and Sweet townships in Hutchinson County; and all of Yankton County except the City of Yankton east of West City Limits Road, west of Peninah Street, south of Highway 50 or31 st Street, and census blocks 4055 and 4056.
Director Vacancy Information
Director 8: Representing the city of Yankton east of West City Limits Road, west of Peninah Street, south of Highway 50 or 31st Street, and census blocks 4055 and 4056.
The position has become vacant, effective on January 12, 2022, due to the resignation of the elective director.
Nominating petitions may be obtained from:
James River Water Development District 251 4th Street SW, Huron SW
Download petition HERE
(To gather the 25 valid signatures, you will need to use at least two forms, as each has space for only 20 signatures.)
If you would like a petition mailed to you, please call our office at 605-352-0600
The petitions must be returned by July 14 to the James River Water Development District Office in person or by mailing to James River Water Development District, PO Box 849, Huron SD 57350.
The Board will continue to accept nominating petitions until one or more is received. The Board will then fill the vacancy by appointment at a subsequent meeting, provided that the petitions are received at least five working days prior to the meeting.