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.

 

Resources

 

Contact Information

  • Title IX Coordinator / Investigator
    Sheila Hansen, (605) 626-7827 / (605) 626-2580
    sheila.hansen@sdsbvi.northern.edu
  • Title IX Deputy Coordinator / Investigator
    Dan Trefz, (605) 626-2580 / (888) 275-3814
    daniel.trefz@sdsbvi.northern.edu
  • Title IX Training Coordinators
    Sheila Hansen, (605) 626-7827 / (605) 626-2580
    sheila.hansen@sdsbvi.northern.edu
    Janel Ludwig, (605) 626-3189 / (605) 626-2580
    janel.ludwig@sdsbvi.northern.edu
  • Kansas City Office / Office for Civil Rights / U.S. Department of Education
    One Petticoat Lane
    1010 Walnut Street, 3rd Floor, Suite 320
    Kansas City MO 64106
    Telephone: (816) 268-0550
    Fax: (816) 268-0599
    TDD: (800) 877-8339
    Email: OCR.KansasCity@ed.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)
    http://safeharborsd.org/