Re-Elect Fred Romkema, District 31 House - It is a privilege to serve you in Pierre!
 
 
Family...
Married to Priscilla Y. Romkema;
three grown children, their spouses, and grandchildren. 
 
 
 
 
 
Hobbies... 
Running (including 22 Boston Marathons), reading, motorcycling, and traveling.
South Dakota House Committee (2011-present)
 
*Joint Appropriations Committee
 
South Dakota House Committees (2008-2010)...
 
*Health and Human Services
*Local Government
 
Candidate...
 
Profile... Mayor/Spearfish City Council from 1979-1996 *Resident of Spearfish for over 30 years *Bachelor’s and master’s degrees in speech and hearing pathology from the University of South Dakota *Speech and hearing therapist in Lead-Deadwood School District in the 70s 
 
Business Experience...
 
Co-founder/CEO:  Northern Hills Training Center (NHTC) for 34 years *Prior owner/operator:  vending machine business *Co-founder:  Mountain Plains Bank (now, First Interstate Bank); KEZV radio station (now, X-Rock) in the 80s *Co-owner:  Mountain Goat Sports in Deadwood in the late 70s
Community and Civic Participation...
 
Spearfish Regional Hospital Advisory Board *South Dakota Development Corporation Board *Hospice Board *Spearfish Area Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee *Prairie Hills Transit Board *Member of Spearfish Kiwanis Club, Shooting Stars Toastmaster's Club, and Spearfish Investment Club *Immediate past President of the American Network of Community Options and Networks (ANCOR) *Long-time member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church