Interim cabinet secretaries appointed permanently by Noem

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March 18, 2021

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Kristi Noem says that two interim cabinet secretaries will be given the jobs permanently. Secretary Joel Jundt of the Department of Transportation and Secretary Kevin Robling with Game, Fish, and Parks will both continue to serve in their roles as secretaries to their departments.

Noem said Robling has a great understanding of the state’s natural resource and conservation priorities.

In regards to Jundt’s appointment, Noem said he has dedicated his life to promoting transportation access in South Dakota and has proven himself as a leader in the industry.