Members & Media

Members & Media

SSDTA Membership Means Business

This brochure outlines benefits and opportunities available to members of SSDTA.




SSDTA Membership Information

Get To Know Us

Incorporated on January 22, 1987, the Southeast South Dakota Tourism Association is a non-profit organization dedicated toward increasing the economic impact of the visitor industry on Southeastern South Dakota. The Southeast South Dakota region, consisting of 14 counties, is divided into five districts. The Association's 15-member Board of Directors is divided into groups of three-members representing each district. Funding is provided through memberships, South Dakota Vacation Guide and Southeast South Dakota Travel Guide ad sales and a contract with the South Dakota Department of Tourism. The fiscal year begins July 1st and ends June 30th. Our purpose is to promote tourism in Southeast South Dakota by working together with the South Dakota Dept. of Tourism and other regional tourism associations.

Literature Swap and Spring Hospitality Training

Opportunities with the South Dakota Dept. of Tourism

Board Meetings

SSDTA Members are welcome and encouraged to attend regular board meetings. Meetings are held every other month in various locations around the region.

Committee membership opportunities include:

  • Marketing
  • Membership
  • Public Relations
  • Executive Committee

If your member business is interested in hosting a board meeting, please contact the office (605-665-2435).

SSDTA Board of Directors

District I - City of Sioux Falls
Adam Nelson, Siouxland Heritage Museums, Sioux Falls - (Vice President)
Ryan Friez, Thunder Road, Sioux Falls - (Past President)
District II - Minnehaha County, Moody County, Lake County
Kris Frerk, Garretson Commercial Club - (President)
Julie Hammer, Sioux Empire Fair Association, Inc. -
Eric Hortness, Madison Chamber (Treasurer)
District III - Miner County, Davison County, Hanson County, McCook County
Cindy Gregg, Prehistoric Indian Village, Mitchell -
Jen Bradley, Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce -
District IV - Douglas County, Hutchinson County, Turner County, Bon Homme County, Yankton County
Holly McCann, Cogan House B & B, Tabor -
Dugan Smith, Missouri National Recreational River -
District V - Clay County, Lincoln County, Union County
John Steever, Steever House B&B -
Carol G. Robertson, National Music Museum -
Noreen Jorgensen, Blue Tin Ranch -

SSDTA Contact Information
Southeast South Dakota Tourism Association
317 Broadway, Suite 7
Yankton, SD 57078

Southeast South Dakota Tourism exists to increase the economic impact of the visitor industry on Southeastern South Dakota. We are proudly celebraing over 35 years of promoting tourism in Southeast South Dakota!