JoAnn Morford Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural-Business, Commercial Economics, South Dakota State University, 1979. Certified in personal finance planning, American College, 1992.
Agricultural loan officer 1st Bank System, Presho, South Dakota, 1980-1982, Wessington Springs, 1982-1986, American State Bank, Wessington Springs, 1986. Investment representative ARM Finance Services Inc., 1986-1996, Capital Financial Services, Inc., Miller, since 1997. Member South Dakota State Senate, Wessington Springs, 1990-1996, majority whip, 1993-1994, minority whip, 1995-1996, member, 1990-1997, Miller, 1997-1998.
Insurance agent Western Fraternal Life Association, 2001—2003. Member transportation committee, commerce committee, taxation committee South Dakota State Senate, Pierre, 1990—1992, member appropriations committee, 1993—1998, chair operations and audit committee, 1993—1994, member operations and audit committee, 1995—1998. Member federal issues environmental committee National Conference State Legislators' Assembly, 1994—1998, vice chair, 1996—1997.
When peaceful alternatives have failed, the force of arms may regretfully be preferable to unchecked aggression, tyranny and genocide.
Member midwestern-Canada task force Midwest Conference, 1990—1994. Treasurer township board Wessington Springs, 1990—1992. Active Wessington Springs School Improvement Council, 1992—1995.
Board directors Nyoda Council Girls Scouts United States. Member finance committee United Methodist Church, Miller, 2001—2004. Member of South Dakota Farmers Union, Business and Professional Women (2nd vice president 2002), Alumni Council Young Political Leaders (China delegation 1996, host El Salvador delegation 1999), Future Farmers American (advisory board Wessington Springs chapter 1984-1996), South Dakota State University 4-H Alumni Association, Order Eastern Star (various offices since 1980).