JA Staff | Junior Achievement of South Dakota


Kayla Eitreim

Kayla Eitreim – President

As president, Kayla manages statewide operations that impact over 55,000 students. Kayla is responsible for all planning, finance, fundraising, program, board development, public relations, and administrative operations.
Phone:  (605) 336-7318

Resa Kirchhevel

Resa Kirchhevel – Senior Education Director

Resa leads the JA program team and oversees all programs statewide. Her emphasis is with deeper impact programs and high school programs in Sioux Falls and Harrisburg. She also manages special projects for the program team.
Direct Line: (605) 271-5202

Janice Sutera

Janice Sutera – Program Director

Janice takes the lead with the JA Area Boards - emphasizing board member engagement, board development, and board training.  She helps oversee various program projects and takes the lead on the JA Excellence through Ethics program across South Dakota.  
Direct Line: (605) 271-5203

Tessa Wilber

Tessa Wilber – Program Manager

Tessa manages K-12 programs and volunteers in communities across the state of South Dakota. Tessa also takes the lead on JA's new digital programming and JA in a Day logistics across South Dakota.
Direct Line: (605) 271-5207

Rachel Petersen

Rachel Petersen – Events Manager

Rachel is responsible for events across the state of South Dakota. Some of which include the JA Bowl-a-Thon, 100 Hole Golf Challenge, Stock Market Challenge, and various others.
Direct Line: (605) 271-5213

Kelli Rogotzke

Kelli Rogotzke – Senior Education Manager

Kelli manages programs and volunteers in Sioux Falls and Harrisburg, grades K-8 including the middle school JA in a Day events.  She also takes the lead on community outreach and corporate volunteer partnerships. 
Direct Line: (605) 271-5208

Deb Hanson

Deb Hanson – Database Coordinator

Deb is responsible for the management of the program, Bowl-a-Thon, and annual fund drive databases. She assists both the program team and development team with special projects.
Direct Line: (605) 271-5211

Deb Vrooman

Deb Vrooman – Finance & Operations Manager

Deb is responsible for financial management statewide and overall office operations.
Direct Line: (605) 271-5206

Linda Halstrom

Linda Halstrom – Program Assistant

Linda assists with the overall program processes including classroom registrations and recruitment, training, and volunteer follow-up.
Direct Line: (605) 271-5201

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