Deb Bowman Announces Retirement Plans


PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard’s Senior Advisor-Deb Bowman-announced yesterday that she will retire next year.  Bowman is expected to retire following the 2014 Legislative Session-on March 21.  Governor Daugaard says in a press release that Bowman has spent her career in public service as an advocate for those without a voice in the halls of government; including people with disabilities, children and the poor.  She has worked at high levels in the administrations of five governors-starting in the administration of Governor George S. Mickelson in 1991 as director of developmental disabilities.  Before joining state government, Bowman spent almost 15 years as CEO of ECCO, Inc.; a community support provider in Madison.  Bowman stated that she has been honored to work in public service for the past 21 years for the state.  Though she says she will miss working for Governor Daugaard, Bowman says she is looking forward to retirement and devoting time to her family.

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