Affilitated Societies

Affiliated Societies word cloudThe South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations has 17 Affiliated Societies. These affiliates consist of individuals whose work contributes to the provision of quality health care in South Dakota. The Affiliated Societies participate in the SDAHO Annual Convention and have the opportunity to offer their own educational tracks during the September event, which is the largest gathering of health care providers in South Dakota. The Affiliated Societies also receive information on other educational opportunities offered by SDAHO.

NPAHMM

Northern Plains Association of Healthcare Material Management

President: Ryan Schaefer, Avera Health, Sioux Falls


CLMA

Siouxland Chapter of the Clinical Laboratory Management Association

President: Kathy Winter, Osceola Community Hospital, Sibley


SSLTC

Social Services in Long Term Care

President: Tonya Weg, Platte Care Center Avera, Platte


SD AND

South Dakota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

President: Lisa Stark, Sanford Health, Fargo


SDAHQ

South Dakota Association for Healthcare Quality

President: Sue Johannsen, Avera Medical Group, Sioux Falls
SDAHQ 2016 Membership Application


SDAAC

South Dakota Association of Activity Coordinators

President: Carmen Worth, Avera Oahe Manor, Gettysburg


SDAHA

South Dakota Association of Healthcare Auxiliaries

President: Linda Smith, Clear Lake


SDAHMPR

South Dakota Association of Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations

President: Steff Liston-Holtrop, VP of Marketing and Sales, MED Magazine
SDAHMPR Membership Application


SDCSS

South Dakota Central Service Society

President: Kim Wenzel, Sanford USD Medical Center, Sioux Falls


SDHIMSS

South Dakota Health Information Management & Systems Society

President: Denise Stover, Regional Health, Rapid City


SDHIMA

South Dakota Health Information Management Association

President: Katherine Andersen, DT-TRAK, Miller


SDADSA

South Dakota Adult Day Services Association

President: Molly Keegan, Active Generations, Sioux Falls


SDHES

South Dakota Healthcare Engineers Society

President: Bill Werner, Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City


SDHEG

South Dakota Healthcare Executives

President: Dan Gran, Good Samaritan Society, Sioux Falls


SDHHRA

South Dakota Healthcare Human Resource Association

President: Tracy Olson, Avera St. Luke’s Hospital, Aberdeen
SDHHRA Membership Application


SDHSWA

South Dakota Healthcare Social Work Association

President: Amanda Mettler, Freeman Regional Health Services – Freeman Medical Center, Freeman


SDONE

South Dakota Organization of Nurse Executives

President: Todd Salfrank, Avera St. Luke’s Hospital, Aberdeen


Other professional societies

South Dakota Healthcare Financial Management Association (SDHFMA)
President: Jamie Schaefer, Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, Yankton

South Dakota Healthcare Coalition

Nurse Practitioner Association of South Dakota (NPASD)
President: Lori (Thornton) Wegehaupt, Rapid City

South Dakota Academy of Physician Assistants (SDAPA)
President: Kristi Stemsrud, Pierre

South Dakota Association of Nurse Anesthetists (SDANA)
President: Wendy Vander Kooi, Sioux Falls

South Dakota Nurses Association (SDNA)
President: Brittany Novotny, Pierre

South Dakota Occupational Therapy Association (SDOTA)
President: Stacy Smallfield, Sioux Falls

South Dakota Pharmacists Association (SDPHA)
President: Sue Schaefer, Pierre

South Dakota Physical Therapy Association (SDPTA)
President: Ron Van Dyke, Sioux Falls