Call for Nominations

Posted By: Denise Hanzlik Community , Industry ,

Call for Nominations 

To serve as an elected member representative to develop policies, procedures, legislation, and regulations for the operation of the South Dakota Multi-Housing Association; to monitor the finances of the organization, its programs, and performance.


  • Establish policies that will serve as the framework for decision-making and strategy on issues that affect the industry or the operations of the association.
  • To annually adopt a strategic plan from which to set goals, objectives, and priorities.
  • To adopt an annual budget adequate for the operation of the association.
  • To establish and implement a membership dues structure.
  • To communicate possible issues of concern to the Executive Director and Board.
  • To actively promote and attend SDMHA events.
  • To motivate members to support SDMHA activities.
  • Executive Committee to participate in the supervision of the Executive Officer.


  • To attend, in person or via technology, 9 out of 12 meetings, be on time, show commitment to board activities, and follow through on your commitments. Exceptions to this on an as-needed basis.
  • Be well-informed on issues and agenda items in advance of meetings.
  • To consider all issues based on their merits and which are in the best interest of the entire membership and industry.
  • Contribute skill, knowledge, and experience when appropriate and when it benefits the membership and industry.
  • Listen respectfully to other points of view.
  • Participate in organizational decision-making.
  • Financially support the organization through current membership, contributions to door prizes, travel, lodging, etc.
  • To serve as a committee liaison as assigned.
  • Understand the purpose of the assigned committee and aid in achieving its goals.
  • Provide effective liaison between the assigned committee and the Board of Directors.
  • Represent the organization to the public and private industry.
  • Educate yourself about the needs of the members served.
  • Financially support SD Multi-Housing Political Action Committee.

For more information and/or questions, please contact the SDMHA office at 605-336-7756 or via email at You can also contact our Chair, Jill Madsen at 605-339-9000 or