Rapid CIty Workforce Summit

Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn
505 N. Fifth St.

Tuesday, June 3 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Summit Report-out, Accenture

Vidoes from the Summit

Video of Governor Daugaard's opening remarks:

Governor Dennis Daugaard welcomed everyone in attendance and spoke about workforce issues in South Dakota.


Video of members of the South Dakota State Cabinet, including Secretary of Labor and Regulation Marcia Hultman, sharing workforce development efforts underway in their respective departments:

Members of the state SD WINS cabinet workgroup also spoke, including Marcia Hultman - Secretary of Labor and Regulation, Melody Schopp - Secretary of Education, Doneen Hollingsworth - Secretary of Health, and  Jack Warner - Executive Director of the Board of Regents.


Video of Paul Harrington talking to the crowd about "Growth and Change in SD Labor Markets":

Paul E. Harrington, from Drexel University Center for Labor Markets & Policy, spoke about


Video of staff from the Department of Labor and Regulation's local office sharing information on services available to employers and job seekers from their department:

Staff from the Department of Labor and Regulation's local office in Rapid City, including Jerome Wickersham and Kara Palmer, talked about services available to employers and job seekers.


Video of Tim Rogers of Accenture Consulting as he provides closing remarks at the Summit:

Tim Rogers from Accenture Consulting concluded the day with small group findings and closing remarks.

Agenda (in Adobe .pdf format)

Presentations and Other Documents Shared at the Summit

Questions? Contact: Black Hills Business Development Center at 605.343.1880

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