SDPA would like to acknowledge and thank all the past presidents for their contributions to SDPA! We wouldn't be where we are without your foresight and advancement of the profession! 


Past Presidents of SDPA

2015-2016 and 2016-2017 President, Janet Miller, CP

Janet Miller, CP was born and raised in Redfield, South Dakota. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology and Criminal Justice from South Dakota State University. While living in the Minneapolis area, she received an Associate of Science Degree in Paralegal Studies from North Hennepin Community College. Janet worked as a paralegal at a personal injury firm in the Twin Cities area for over fifteen years. In 2007, Janet returned to South Dakota and began working as a general practice paralegal at Siegel, Barnett, & Schutz, LLP. Janet has two children, Emily and Matt. In her spare time, Janet enjoys traveling, spending time with her family as well as bicycling
2016-2017  Janet Miller, CP
2015-2016  Janet Miller, CP
2014-2015  Becky Purington, ACP
2013-2014  Christi Weideman, ACP
2012-2013  Dixie Riter, CP
2011-2012  Tammy Ackerman, CP
2010-2011  Cindy Schmit, ACP
2009-2010  Kayne Larimer, CP
2008-2009  Dixie A. Bader, CP
2007-2008  Becky Purington, CP
2006-2007  Jennifer Pravecek, ACP
2005-2006  Michelle Schmidt, ACP
2004-2005  Rhonda L. Rentz, CP
2003-2004  Rosie Kean, CLNC, CNLCP
2002-2003  Chris Lillo, ACP
2001-2002  Don Bender, CP
2000-2001  Shiloh MacNally, CLA
1999-2000  Cherly K. Brewer, CP
1998-1999  Terri L. MIller, CP
1997-1998  Joan Gillespie, CP
1996-1997  Dennyce Korb, CLA
1995-1996  Michael Bultema
1994-1995  Dory Maks
1993-1994  Pam van Engelenhoven, CP
1992-1993  Debra Niemi, CLA
1991-1992  Louise Peterson, CP
1990-1991  Cindy Johnson, CLA
1989-1990  Karen Jaqua, CLA