BREAKING: Tiffany Sanderson named new Lake Area Technical College President  (Audio)

November 23, 2022
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–A member of South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem’s cabinet has been named the new president of Lake Area Technical College.

The Watertown School Board unanimously approved the hiring of Tiffany Sanderson today.

Sanderson is a Lemmon native, holds degrees from SDSU and USD, and currently serves as Secretary of the South Dakota Department of Education. Prior to that, she served as a senior policy advisor to Governor Noem.

Watertown School District Superintendent Dr. Jeff Danielsen was part of the interview process…..

Danielsen talks about what made Sanderson stand out from the rest of the applicants…

She joins LATC at a time of more campus construction and growing enrollment…

Sanderson’s start date is January 1st. She’ll be the 6th president in the history of Lake Area Tech.

She replaces Mike Cartney, who’s retiring at the end of the year.

Hear our full interview with Dr. Danielsen by clicking below: