Kristie (Kris) Jacobsen became Executive Director on July 1, 2021, previously serving as administrative support for SDACC since December 2004. Her additional duties include being the editor of the SDACC Newsletter, County Comment, the SDACC Directory, along with other publications and brochures. She contributes to the development and maintenance of the SDACC / SDACO web sites. Kris is also responsible for the financial matters of the Association by administering the Catastrophic County Poor Relief Fund (CCPR) and Catastrophic Legal Expense Relief Fund (CLERP), helps with coordination of all SDACC / SDACO meetings and conferences.
Kris had spent the previous eight years with the South Dakota Petroleum and Propane Marketers Association and the South Dakota Telecommunications Association as Administrative Assistant.