SDSMA Board of Directors
The Board of Directors is the governing body of the association, which acts as the legislative and business body. It is comprised of 11 members: the president, president-elect, vice president, immediate past president, secretary-treasurer, senior American Medical Association (AMA) delegate, Policy Council chairperson, three at-large directors elected by the Policy Council from the membership of the association, and the alternate AMA delegate elected as such by the Policy Council. The alternate AMA delegate serves in a non-voting capacity.
Denise S. Hanisch, MD - President see bio
Jennifer J. Tinguely, MD, MPH - President-Elect
Susan M. Anderson, MD - Vice President
Lucio N. Margallo II, MD - Immediate Past President
Mandi Greenway Bietz, MD - At-Large Director
Deepak M. Goyal, MD, MBA - At-Large Director
Benjamin D. Meyerink, MD - At-Large Director
Medical School: University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
Residency: Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Specialty: Family Medicine
Current practice: Avera Medical Group 69th & Cliff, Sioux Falls
Lisa B. Brown, MD - Policy Council Chair
Mary S. Carpenter, MD - Delegate to the AMA
Robert L. Allison, MD - Delegate to the AMA
| Robert J. Summerer, DO - Alternate Delegate to the AMA
Medical school: Des Moines University
Residency: Des Moines General Hospital
Specialty: General Surgery
Current practice: Madison Regional Health System
The Policy Council is made up of 51 members including the Board officers, elected representatives from each district medical society, one representative from each specialty society, one representative appointed by the dean of the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, and one representative each from the medical student and resident physician sections. The Policy Council adopts position statements and establishes the general policy of the association and has the sole power and authority to amend the articles of incorporation and the bylaws of the SDSMA. The Council meets twice annually, including during the SDSMA annual meeting.
If you are interested in serving on the Policy Council, please contact your district or specialty society, or Terry Marks, Administrative Services Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 605.336.1965.
Policy Council Chair - Lisa B. Brown, MD