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Johnston To Take Over Leadership Position At DSU

Friday, February 17, 2017

Dakota State University in Madison has announced that Mark Johnston will take over as the university’s Vice President of Institutional Advancement. Johnston is currently the East River Regional Director for U.S. Senator Mike Rounds.

Johnston is no stranger to serving the citizens of South Dakota. From 2007-2014 he served in various leadership roles for Sioux Falls-based Sanford Health. From 2002 to 2007 he served as press secretary to then-Governor Mike Rounds.

In 2010, he was elected to the South Dakota Senate, serving the citizens of District 12 in Sioux Falls. In the three years in the legislature, he served as chair and vice-chair on the Education Committee, and also served on the Commerce and Energy and State Affairs Committees.

Johnston begins his duties March 8th.

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