Executive Team

Kim Olson

Executive Director

Kim Olson has been the Executive Director of Cornerstones since 1994.  Previous to that she spent time as an Instructor and Education Coordinator of the organization.  Kim is the Past President of the South Dakota Association for Lifelong Learning.  She is a certified teacher and is also a Certified Manager in Program Improvement.  Kim coordinates the professional development of adult education instructors for the state of South Dakota and she coordinates the South Dakota’s distance learning program for adult basic education.

 

Becki Lemke

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

education coordinator

Becki Lemke has been the Education Coordinator for Cornerstones since 1999. She is a nationally certified trainer, a certified teacher, and a member of South Dakota’s professional development team. Becki serves as Past President of the South Dakota Association for Lifelong Learning and has been a member of the STAR National Project Team since 2007. She developed South Dakota’s Adult Education Instructor Development Program and is the author of numerous local, regional, and national training programs. Becki is a Certified Manager in Program Improvement and serves as the data management specialist for Cornerstones.

 

Huron team Members

Carla Newbauer

Employment Specialist/Job Developer

Andrew Cina

distance Education Coordinator / employment specialist

Susan Coughlin-Schmidt

Adult Education Instructor

 

Jonathan Hart

Training Coordinator / Adult Education Instructor

Duane Laufmann

Adult Education Instructor

 

Aberdeen Team Members

Jennifer Wagemann

COProgram Coordinator

Jeremy storly

COProgram Coordinator

Comfort Hauck

Adult Education Instructor

 

 

Becky Backous

Adult Education Instructor

Jennifer Ell

Adult Education Instructor

 

Mitchell Team Members

Karen Tollefson

Adult Education Instructor

 

Sunny Acosta

Adult Education Instructor

 

Denise Clausen

Adult Education Instructor / employment specialist

 

Vermillion Team Member

Carolyn Fleder

Adult Education Instructor

 

 

Yankton Team Members

Nakita Maddox

Program Coordinator

Debi Skokan

Adult Education Instructor

Starlyn Williams

Adult Education Instructor

Pam Kallis

Adult Education Instructor

Leo Kallis

Adult Education Instructor