Title IX - Employee

The South Dakota Board of Regents (SD BOR), SDSBVI, and SDSD have a particular concern with conduct that subjects staff and students to harassment, as herein defined, on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identity, transgender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status, on any other status that may be come protected under law against discrimination or on any other grounds. Such conduct cannot be tolerated. The SD BOR forbids harassing conduct, and those members of the institutional community who have indulged in it shall be subject to discipline pursuant to SD BOR Policy 1:18.

For information on the South Dakota Board of Regents and/or campus specific policies and procedures, please refer to the Contact and Resources information.

For reporting harassment and/or sexual misconduct, use the Complaint of Discrimination / Harassment Form.




Contact Information

  • Title IX Coordinator / Investigator
    Sheila Hansen, (605) 626-7827 / (605) 626-2580
  • Title IX Deputy Coordinator / Investigator
    Dan Trefz, (605) 626-2580 / (888) 275-3814
  • Title IX Training Coordinators
    Sheila Hansen, (605) 626-7827 / (605) 626-2580
    Janel Ludwig, (605) 626-3189 / (605) 626-2580
  • HHS / Office for Civil Rights (Rocky Mountain Region)
    1961 Stout Street – Room 08148
    Denver, CO 80294
    Customer Response Center: (800) 368-1019
    Fax: (202) 619-3818
    Email: ocrmail@hhs.gov
  • Local Police Department
    On Campus Dial 9-911
    Off Campus Dial 911
  • Aberdeen, SD Resource
    Safe Harbor (off campus resource for confidential sexual assault assistance)
    310 S Kline Street
    Aberdeen, SD 57401
    (605) 226-1212 or (888) 290-2935 (available 24/7)