Tony Venhuizen, Sioux Falls, holds a bachelor's degree from South Dakota State University and a law degree from the University of South Dakota. He previously served as the Board of Regents' student member in 2003-2008, appointed three times by Gov. Mike Rounds. Prior to his current employment with Standard Trust Company, Venhuizen served as chief of staff in the administrations of Gov. Kristi Noem and Gov. Dennis Daugaard. As an education policy adviser in the Governor's Office, Venhuizen chaired the Council on Higher Education Policy Goals, Performance, and Accountability and the Open Government Task Force. He also served on the Blue Ribbon Task Force and the Dakota Corps scholarship board. Appointed by Gov. Noem in 2021, his term will expire in 2027.