Leadership

LifeScape, a non-profit organization, thrives under the leadership and vision of the LifeScape Board of Directors.

A group of dedicated physicians serve as Medical Directors overseeing Children's Services provided by LifeScape.

The LifeScape Foundation provides a strong base of financial stability under the direction of the LifeScape Foundation Board of Directors.

Administration

Anne Rieck McFarland, President and CEO

Anne Rieck McFarland

Anne Rieck McFarland has been with LifeScape for over 25 years.  She graduated from Northern State University with a B.A. in Community Services and Early Child Development.  Throughout her college years and up until she joined South Dakota Achieve in 1987, each job that Anne held involved supporting people with disabilities.  Anne believes in building relationships and strong connections with people in the community and serves on many Boards and Committees throughout the state. 

anne.mcfarland@LifeScapeSD.org

Kimberly Marso, Chief Operating Officer

Kimberly Marso

Kimberly Marso has been with LifeScape since 2002.  She holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology/Special Education from University of South Dakota, and completed both a Master’s in Applied Behavior Analysis and a doctorate in Rehabilitation Administration from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

kimberly.marso@LifeScapeSD.org

 

Jessica Wells, Foundation President

Jessica Wells

Jessica Wells has been with LifeScape since 2003.  She has Bachelor’s degrees in Journalism and Resource Conservation from the University of Montana in Missoula, MT. She is very involved in community organizations. A Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) and a Leadership Sioux Falls graduate, Jessica is a member of Junior League of Sioux Falls, the Association of Fundraising Professionals South Dakota Chapter, the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy, the South Dakota Planned Giving Council, and serves on the board of directors for the Mary Jo Wegner Arboretum. 

jessica.wells@LifeScapeSD.org

 

Brandi Kowalczyk, Chief Financial Officer

Brandi Kowalczyk

Brandi Kowalczyk has been with LifeScape since August 2008.  She earned a Bachelor’s degree from Southwest State University in Marshall, Minnesota, and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.  Brandi is involved in the community through her church, her kids' schools, and as a member of various boards and committees.

brandi.kowalczyk@LifeScapeSD.org

 

Angie Brown, VP Marketing and Strategic Initiatives

Angie Brown

Angie Brown has been with LifeScape since 1995.  She obtained both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of South Dakota—the former in Political Science/Criminal Justice and the latter in Occupational Therapy.  She is a member of the South Dakota Occupational Therapy Association and on the Board of Directors for Here4YOUth. 

angie.brown@LifeScapeSD.org

Lon Clemensen, VP Program Support Services

Lon Clemensen

Lon Clemensen, has been with LifeScape since 2007. He graduated from Northern State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and from South Dakota State University with a Master’s degree in Industrial Management.  An active member of the community, Lon is the Chair of the HR Committee and a member of the Budget and Finance Committee for the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce. He also holds a position on the Board of the Volunteers of America-Dakotas.

lon.clemensen@LifeScapeSD.org

 

Walter Schaefer, VP Human Resources

Walter Schaefer

Walter has been with LifeScape since May 2004.  Walter obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from South Dakota State University and a Master's degree in Administrative Studies/Human Resources from the University of South Dakota.  He has also earned the Senior Professional/Human Resources Certification through the Society of Human Resource Management and is a member of the Disability Awareness Commission for the city of Sioux Falls through the mayor’s office. 

walter.schaefer@LifeScapeSD.org

Kristin Tuttle, VP Medical and Therapy Services

Kristin Tuttle

Kristin Tuttle has been with LifeScape since 2002.  She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from South Dakota State University and her Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of South Dakota.  She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Shalom Lutheran Church, and a Board member for Rehabilitation Medical Supply. 

kristin.tuttle@LifeScapeSD.org

 

Governing Board of Directors

John Rozell

Tri‑State Wholesale Flooring                              
Sioux Falls, SD

Jon Soderholm

Avera Heart Hospital                                    
Sioux Falls, SD

 

Foundation Board of Directors

Nan Baker

Sioux Falls Arts Council            
Sioux Falls, SD

Kim Burma

Midcontinent Business Solutions    
Sioux Falls, SD

Jean Koehler

First Dakota Trust                
Mitchell, SD

Liz Lloyd

Lloyd Residential Group            
Sioux Falls, SD

Steve Metli

Retired                    
Sioux Falls, SD

Mary Olinger

Retired                    
Sioux Falls, SD

Vic Simmons

Rushmore Electric                
Rapid City, SD

John Sutton

Silverstone Group                
Sioux Falls, SD

Bobbi Thury

Cutler & Donahoe, LLP            
Sioux Falls, SD

Greg Wick

Pennington Title                
Rapid City, SD

Physicians

Gregory Alvine, MD

Core Orthopedics
Orthopedics
2908 E. 26th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57103-4034
(605) 336-2638

Sami Awadallah, MD

Avera Medical Group Pediatric Specialists
Pediatric Cardiology
1417 S. Cliff
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 322-3666

Barry Bauer, MD

Sanford Clinic-Pediatrics Specialists
Pediatrics
1205 S. Grange Ave Suite 307
Sioux Falls, SD 57105-0400
(605) 328-7800

Elizabeth Bauer, MD

Sanford Clinic-Pediatrics East
Pediatrics
4405 E. 26th St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 328-9080

 

Jerome Blake, MD

Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic
Pediatrics and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
1600 W. 22nd Street
PO Box 5039  57117-5039
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 312-1040

Rosanne Bosch, MD

Sanford Clinic-Pediatric Specialists
Pediatrics
1205 S. Grange Ave Suite 307
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 328-7800

Scott Boyens, MD

Sanford Clinic-Family Practice-South
Family Practice
3401 W. 49th Street, Suite 1
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
(605) 328-1850

Kara Bruning, MD

Avera Medical Group McGreevy Clinic
Pediatrics
116 W. 69th Street Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 322-1530

Bonnie Bunch, MD

Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic
Pediatric Neurology
1600 W. 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 312-1040

Walter Carlson, MD

Orthopedic Institute PC
Orthopedic Surgery
810 E 23rd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 331-5890

Adela Casas-Melley, MD

Pediatric Surgeon
Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic
PO Box 5039
1600 W. 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 312-1040

Richard Curd, MD

Orthopedic Institute PC
Orthopedics
810 E. 23rd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57117
(605) 331-5890

Laura Davis-Keppen, MD

Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic
Pediatric Endocrinology / Genetics
PO Box 5039
1600 W. 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 312-1040

Brock Doubledee, DO

Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic
Pediatric Gastroenterology
PO Box 5039
1600 W. 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57117
(605) 312-1040

Shari Eich, MD

Avera McGreevy Clinic
Pediatrics
1200 S. 7th Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57105-0608
(605) 336-2140

David Ermer, MD

Sanford Behavioral Health
Pediatric Psychiatry
1621 S Minnesota Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57105-4300
(605) 328-4700

Lawrence Fenton, MD

Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
1600 W. 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 312-1040

Nancy Free, DO

Child’s Voice
Pediatrics
1305 W 18th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57117
(605) 333-2226

Ashutosh Gupta, MD

Avera Children’s
Pediatric Endocrinology
1417 S. Cliff Ave Suite 010
Sioux Falls, SD 57105-1014
(605) 322-3666

Juhi Gupta, MD

Sanford Clinic Pediatrics
Pediatrics
6101 South Louise Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 312-8000

Geoffrey Haft, MD

Sanford Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery
1210 W 18th St Suite G-01
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 328-2663

 

Karen Hanisch, CNP

Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic
Pediatric Endocrinology
PO Box 5039
1600 W. 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD
57117-5039
(605) 312-1040

Bethany Helvig, MD

Midwest Ear, Nose and Throat
ENT
2315 W 57th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 336-3503

Scott Henry, MD

Sanford Clinic-Pediatric Specialists
Pediatrics
1205 S. Grange Ave Suite 307
Sioux Falls, SD
57105-0400
(605) 328-7800

Shannon Hoime, MD

Avera McGreevy Clinic
Pediatrics
1200 S. 7th Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 336-2140

 

Heather Johnson, CNP

Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic
Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric Neurology
1600 W. 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57117
(605) 312-1040

Julie Johnson, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
LifeScape Rehab & Development Center
1020 West 18th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 444-9700

 

 

Rick Kooima, MD

Avera McGreevy Clinic
Pediatrics
1200 S 7th Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105-0998
(605) 336-2140

Michael Kruer, MD

Sanford Children’s Specialty clinic
Pediatric Neurology
PO Box 5039
1600 W 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD
57117-5039
(605) 312-1000

Farid Kutayli, MD

Avera Children's
Pediatric Cardiology
1417 S. Cliff Ave Suite 010
Sioux Falls, SD 57105-1033
(605) 322-3666

Laura Larsen, MD

Midwest Ear, Nose & Throat, PC
ENT/Otolaryngology
2315 W 57th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57108-5046
(605) 336-3503

Edward Mailloux, MD

Sanford Clinic-Pediatrics East
Pediatrics
4405 E 26th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 328-9080

James McGrann, MD

Dakota Dermatology
Dermatology
4950 S Minnesota Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57108-2864
(605) 330-9619

Kimberlee McKay, MD

Avera Medical Group OBGYN
Obstetrics and Gynecology
1417 S. Cliff Ave. Suite 200
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 322-6675

Scott McKercher, MD

Sanford Clinic-Pediatrics East
Pediatrics
4405 E 26th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 328-9080

Vaughn Meyer, MD

Plastic Surgery Associates of SD, Ltd.
Plastic Surgery
4201 South Minnesota, Suite 112
Sioux Falls, SD 57105-1048
(605) 335-3349

Stephen Nanton, MD

Avera Children’s
Pediatric Gastorenterology
1417 S. Cliff Ave Suite 010
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 322-3666

Candice Nelson, MD

Sanford Children's
Pediatrics
6101 South Louise Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 328-9080

Tom Novacheck, MD

Pediatric Orthopaedic Associates
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
200 E. University Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 229-3813

John Oliphant, MD

Plastic Surgery
5024 S. Bur Oak Place, Suite 114
Sioux Falls, SD 57108 (605) 373-0500

Joe Olson, DDS

Children's Dental Center
Dentistry, Pediatric
3813 S. Kiwanis Circle
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 332-1095

Rebecca Palugyay, MSW

Sanford Behavioral Health
Social Worker
1621 S. Minnesota Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 328-4700

Jennifer Reitsma, CNP

Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic
Pediatric Surgery
1600 W. 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 312-1000

Jon Ryckman, MD

Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic
Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery
1600 W. 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 312-1040

Jorge Sanchez, MD

Child and Adolescent Neurology LLC
Pediatric Neurology
117 W. 39th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 334-8000

J.B. Skibinski, DDS

Children's Dental Center
Dentistry, Pediatric
3813 S Kiwanis Circle
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 332-1095

Geoffrey Tufty, MD

Sanford Clinic Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
1621 S Minnesota Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 328-9200

Michelle Van Beek, MD

Sanford Clinic-Pediatrics East
Pediatrics
4405 E.  26th St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
(605) 328-9080

Wilfredo Veloria, MD

Avera Medical Group Pediatric Specialists
Pediatric Pulmonology
1417 S. Cliff Ave  Suite 010
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 322-3666

Joseph Vogel, MD

Avera Medical Group McGreevy Clinic
Pediatrics
116 W. 69th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57108 (605) 322-1530

Timothy Walker, MD

Sanford Orthopedic & Sports Medicine
Orthopedics
1210 W 18th St., Suite G01
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605) 328-2663

James Wallace, MD

Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic
Pediatric Pulmonology
PO Box 5039   57117-5039
1600 W. 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 312-1040

Donna Weinacht, MD

Sanford Children's
Pediatrics
6101 South Louise Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 312-8000

David West, MD

Ophthalmology, Ltd
Ophthalmology
6601 S. Minnesota Ave., #200
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 336-6294

Joseph Zenel, MD

Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic
Pediatrics
PO Box 5039
1305 W. 18th Rt 6364
Sioux Falls, SD 57117-5039
(605) 333-7197

Aaron Zylstra, MD

Sanford Children's
Pediatrics
6101 South Louise Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
(605) 312-8000

Nicholas Torbert, MD

Pediatrics
Avera Medical Group
1200 S 7th Ave    
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
605-336-2140