Jim Morgan, Secretary

 

​Jim Morgan, Brookings, retired in 2013 after 12 years as president and CEO of Daktronics, concluding a four-decade career at the Brookings-based electronics manufacturer, which is the world's industry leader in designing and manufacturing electronic scoreboards, programmable display systems, and large-screen video displays. He joined Daktronics in the company's first year of operation as its first design engineer, while still a college student. He remains on the company's board of directors. Morgan is a graduate of South Dakota State University, where he earned both his B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering. Appointed by Governor Daugaard in 2015, his term will expire in 2021.
​Location: ​Brookings
​Appointed: ​​2015
​Appointed By: Governor Daugaard
​Term Expires: 2021