Janelle K. Toman

Director of Communications
South Dakota Board of Regents
(605) 773-3455
306 E Capitol Avenue, Suite 200
South Dakota
Appointment Term: 
Oct 3, 2014 to Jun 30, 2018

Janelle Toman is director of communications for the South Dakota Board of Regents. Janelle works with the media, state policymakers, and the public to provide information about South Dakota's system of public higher education. Her previous professional experience includes K-12 education policy work and serving as press secretary to two South Dakota governors. Before joining the public sector, she was a reporter and editor.Janelle holds a doctorate in educational administration (adult and higher education specialization) from the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD. She has a master's degree in public administration from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA, and a B.S. degree in journalism from South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD.