Speaker Date Topic
Jon Schemmel, USD Athletic Director Jun 12, 2024
USD Athletics direction changes in College Athletics /N.I.L.
USD Athletics direction changes in College Athletics /N.I.L.


Jon Schemmel has been named the new director of athletics at the University of South Dakota. Schemmel will begin January 2, 2024.
Schemmel brings 10 years of experience working in Division I athletic departments. Schemmel has previously served USD as senior associate athletic director for development from 2012-2017. In this role, he served on the senior executive teams for the USD Foundation and the USD Department of Athletics and was involved in strategic planning for both teams.
Schemmel returns to USD from Dakota State University, where he was president and CEO and vice president of institutional advancement at the DSU Foundation & Alumni Association – a role he held since 2021.
Prior to his position at DSU, Schemmel served as senior associate athletic director and assistant vice president for development at Miami University. He was also a consultant for College Sports Solutions, focusing on external revenue aspects of collegiate athletic departments and conference alignment and being involved in various search processes with Division I athletic directors.
Schemmel holds a B.A. in public administration from San Diego State University.

Alternative Date - Vermillion Community Theater Jun 18, 2024
Selections from the Summer Musical

This meeting is being held on a different day because of the Juneteenth holiday on Wednesday, June 19. 

Duck Race/Picnic Jun 28, 2024 5:00 PM
Alternate Meeting date
No Meeting Jul 03, 2024
Happy Independence Day!
Melissa Berninger Jul 10, 2024
2024-25 Rotary Club President's address
Doug Kronaizl Jul 17, 2024
Eliminating the "Gun Behind the Door" (reducing the viability of the citizen initiative)
Jay Perry Jul 24, 2024
USD-Sioux Falls
TBA Aug 07, 2024
TBA Aug 14, 2024
Vermillion Area Community Foundation (tentative)
TBA Aug 21, 2024
Bruce Nearhood Aug 28, 2024
Rotary District 5610 2024-25 Governor's Visit/Presentation
Rotary District 5610 2024-25 Governor's Visit/Presentation
Kevin O'Kelley Sep 04, 2024
New Member Induction