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SDAHO PAC Campaign Update

SDAHO’s Political Action Committee (PAC) postponed the annual PAC campaign and kicked off in September due to Covid-19. Despite this late start, the 2020 campaign has raised $21,940 as of December 11. Contributions can be made until the end of the year for the 2020 PAC campaign. Each contributor whose donation exceeds $100 will receive a gift of appreciation.


For more information on this year’s campaign or to access the brochure, please visit our PAC webpage.

Individual Club Level Donations are as follows:

AHA/SDAHO Ben Franklin Club ($1,000 – $2,499)

Tim Rave, SDAHO, Sioux Falls
Gil Johnson, SDAHO, Sioux Falls
Deb Peters, SDAHO, Sioux Falls
Paul Hanson, Sanford Health, Sioux Falls
Bob Sutton, Avera Health, Sioux Falls
Paulette Davidson, Monument Health, Rapid City
Jason Merkley, Brookings Health System, Brookings
David Flicek, Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls

SDAHO Rushmore Circle ($500)

Tammy Hatting, SDAHO, Sioux Falls
John Pierce, Monument Health Rapid City Hospital, Rapid City
Corey Brown, Sanford Health, Sioux Falls
Mark Thompson, Monument Health, Rapid City
Lori Popkes, Avera McKennan, Sioux Falls
Shankar Kurra, Monument Health Rapid City Hospital, Rapid City

AHA/SDAHO Chairman’s Circle ($500)

Kallee Rydland, SDAHO, Sioux Falls
Doug Ekeren, Avera Sacred Heart, Yankton
Eric Hilmoe, Sanford Health, Sioux Falls
Mike Wilde, Sanford Health, Sioux Falls
Ashley Erickson, Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center, Aberdeen
Mark Schmidt, Monument Health Lead/Deadwood & Monument Health Custer Hospitals
Nicole Kerkenbush, Monument Health, Rapid City
Kelly Hefti, Sanford Health, Sioux Falls

AHA/SDAHO Capital Club ($350)

Julie Lautt, Avera Health, Sioux Falls
Deb Fischer-Clemens, Avera Health, Sioux Falls
David Erickson, Avera Health, Sioux Falls
Tamara Miller, Madison Regional Health System, Madison
Tom Bosch, Avera McKennan, Sioux Falls
John Ayoub, Mobridge Regional Hospital & Clinics, Mobridge
Mark Schulte, Monument Health Sturgis Hospital, Sturgis
Sandra Dieleman, Avera @ Home, Sioux Falls

SDAHO Capital Club ($250)

Anthony Erickson, Avera Sister James Care Center, Yankton
Eric Larson, Avera Queen of Peace, Mitchell
Lindsay Flannery, Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, Yankton
Michael Tilles, Monument Health Home +, Rapid City
Justin Hinker, Avera Prince of Peace, Sioux Falls
Rita Blasius, Avera St. Benedict Hospital, Parkston
Natalie Gauer, Milbank Area Hospital Avera, Milbank

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