New SDCA Executive Director Hoping To Grow Membership


PIERRE, S.D. (WNAX-AM) — The incoming Executive Director of the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association says one of her priorities is growing the group’s membership. Taya (tay-uh) Runyan just took over this month from Jodie Anderson who resigned to pursue other opportunities.

She says its critical the Association’s members actively stay engaged with policymakers in order to see the best outcomes on issues affecting the state’s cattle industry.

Runyan says she’s already preparing for the South Dakota Legislative session convening in January.

Runyan who’s a Pierre native holds a Law Degree from the University of South Dakota.