The purpose of the McGovern Center advisory council is to provide input and recommendations about McGovern Center programming and to provide accountability toward ensuring that programming is in accordance with the vision of the McGovern Center and mission of Dakota Wesleyan University.
Members of the Advisory Council are carefully selected based on recommendations from campus and community leaders who represent a variety of interests important to honoring the McGovern legacy.
Current Advisory Council Members Include:
Kelsey Pritchard: Marketing Director for Governor’s office, South Dakota
John Grinager: President and founder of Approve It Consulting Company
Dave Mitchell: Dakota Wesleyan University business professor
Matt McGovern: Campaign strategist in Washington D.C.
Daryl Kilstrom: Executive director Community Support Providers of SD
Derrik Fossum: Head Track and Cross-Country Coach DWU, PSL program alum
Maree Larson: Executive Director, Larson Family Foundation