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Joel D. Dykstra

Joel D. Dykstra, American former state legislator. Chair American Overseas School Board, Rome; board member Canton School District, since 2000; officer Canton Economic Development Board, since 2000; member, co-chair Governor's Energy Task Force, South Dakota, 2004—2005; member Oak Hills Baptist Church, Sioux Falls; Canton Rotary Club; Redeemer Free Lutheran Church (deacon, council member since 1999).

Background

  • Dykstra, Joel D. was born on February 13, 1958 in Canton, South Dakota, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Okla, 1980.

    Career

    • Petroleum landman United States subsidiaries of British oil companies, Tulsa, 1980—1990. International business coordinator London and Scottish Marine Oil Corporation plc, London, 1990—1995, Chief Executive Officer Italy, 1995—1999. Business development director, realtor Hegg Companies, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 1999—2000.

      Chief Executive Officer South Dakota Agricultural Producer Ventures, 2000—2004. Member District 16 South Dakota House of Representatives, 2002—2008. Manager Adams Thermal Systems, Canton, since 2004.

      Board member Lincoln Company Economic Development Association, since 2000. Member advisory board South Dakota State University Anaerobic Digester Project, since 2006.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Evangelical Christian

    Membership

    Chair American Overseas School Board, Rome. Board member Canton School District, since 2000. Officer Canton Economic Development Board, since 2000.

    Member, co-chair Governor's Energy Task Force, South Dakota, 2004—2005. Member Oak Hills Baptist Church, Sioux Falls. Canton Rotary Club; Redeemer Free Lutheran Church (deacon, council member since 1999).

    Connections

    • M Vicki Dykstra; children: Sarah, Cynthia & Laura.
    • children: Sarah Dykstra
    • Cynthia & Laura Dykstra
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    Born February 13, 1958
    (age 58)
    Nationality
    • 1980
      Oral Roberts University
    • 2004
      Chief Executive Officer, South Dakota Agricultural Producer Ventures
    • 1980 - 1990
      Petroleum landman United States subsidiaries of British oil companies
      Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
    • 1990 - 1995
      intern, ational business coordinator London and Scottish Marine Oil Company plc
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1999
      business development director
      Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
    • 2002 - 2008
      member, District 16 South Dakota House of Representatives
    • 2004
      manager, Adams Thermal Systems
      Canton, Massachusetts, United States