The South Dakota Association of County Welfare Officials is an organization of individuals employed by counties throughout the state who work with individuals who find themselves in need of economic or medical assistance. The objectives of this Association are to:
1. Promote the general welfare of its members;
2. Establish uniform procedures;
3. Serve in an advisory capacity to the legislature, the South Dakota Association of County Commissioners (SDACC), and the South Dakota Association of County Officials (SDACO) in the matters of county welfare; and
4. Bring the county welfare officials together for the mutual exchange of ideas for the promotion of greater efficiencies in county welfare offices.
The meetings of this Association are held at such times and places as designated by the Executive Board. An annual meeting is held at such time and place as the SDACC holds its annual convention.
2019 – 2020 SDACWO Executive Board
President: Lori Montis, Minnehaha County
Vice President: Debbie Emme, Davison County
Secretary: Doug DeBoer, Hand County
Past President: Brenda Dahlke, Pennington County
CCPR Administrator: Kris Jacobsen, South Dakota Association of County Commissioners