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Pearson Named To Head Department

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Pearson Named To Head Department

Governor Dennis Daugaard has appointed Gloria Pearson of Yankton to head up the Department of Human Services. Pearson has headed up Ability Building Services in Yankton since 2000. Before that, she was executive director of the Community Support Providers of South Dakota. Pearson says she wants to continue her service…

Pearson, who will join the department in November, says she will take time to listen and learn…

Pearson at this point, she has no definite plans to present to the 2014 legislature…

Pearson takes over for Laurie Gill, who is moving to be Commissioner of the Bureau of Human Resources.

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