South Dakota


State President

Mike Klimisch
Phone: 605-339-9207
Email: [email protected]

State Convention

April 27-28, 2024
Location: Rushmore Inn and Suites
Rapid City, SD
Representative: Karl Smith
For more information, please visit

State Resources

National Organization of Parents of Blind Children (State Contact)

Cassie McKinney, National President
Email: [email protected]

South Dakota Braille and Talking Book Library

Mercedes Mackay Building
800 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2294
Librarian: Steven Buras
Library Code: SD1A
Telephone: 605-773-3131
Toll Free (in state): 800-423-6665
Fax: 605-773-6962
Email: [email protected]

South Dakota Division of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired

Hillsview Properties Plaza
3800 East Highway 34, c/o 500 East Capital
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605-773-4644
Toll Free: 800-265-9684

South Dakota Department of Education

Office of Educational Services and Support
The Office of Special Education
Linda Turner, Director
800 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2293
Phone: 605-773-3678
Fax: 605-773-3782