South Dakota Nonprofit Network



Connect, support, and elevate nonprofits in South Dakota through collaboration, education, and advocacy. 

What Do We Do?

The South Dakota Nonprofit Network works to create a sustaining framework of support for nonprofits of nearly every size and at every stage. SDNN offers training in organizational leadership and change, best practice sharing, and how to advocate for nonprofits. 


Executive Director Team

Chris Maxwell | MaxStrat 

SDNN Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Darla Biel | Chair | Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment

Janet Kittams | Vice Chair | Helpline Center

Joe Bartmann | Treasurer | Dakota Resources

Christina Oey | Secretary | Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc.

Dan McColley | Past Chair | Brookings Habitat for Humanity

Board Members

Joshua Hofer | SDSU Extension

Clay Hoffman | Boys & Girls Clubs of the Sioux Empire

Julie Johnson | Absolutely! Aberdeen and Prairie Vision

Beth Massa | South Dakota Community Foundation

Jared McEntaffer | Dakota Institute for Business and Economic Analysis

Kelsey Smith | Black Hills Special Services Cooperative 

Aaron Schultz | United Way of Northeastern South Dakota

Sarah Busse Spencer | SBS Research Consulting

Alisha Vincent | Dakota Wesleyan University

Rhea Waldman | South Dakota Discovery Center


SDNN Nonprofit Leadership Roundtable

The South Dakota Nonprofit Network (SDNN) is hosting monthly Nonprofit Lead...

Marketing & Communications Monthly Roundtable

Join SDNN's monthly Marketing & Communications Roundtable via zoom...

SDNN Nonprofit Leadership Roundtable

The South Dakota Nonprofit Network (SDNN) is hosting monthly Nonp...


Scary HR Stories

This session will focus on some of the changing trends in employment, some of th...

Effective Supervision Training

A series of three one-hour weekly online sessions designed to introduce basic su...

September Monthly Update

Stay in the know and keep up to date with the latest news, resources, and events...

SDNN 3rd Annual Conference Reminders | June 15th

Get all the information you need to prepare for the SDNN 3rd Annual Conference!

PO Box 1196, Fort Pierre, SD 57532


Founding Members