Lessons from South Dakota’s Jacqueline Sly
Jacqueline Sly, former Representative, South Dakota House of Representatives
A former teacher and state legislator, Jacqueline shares insights gained from her incredible leadership on the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Task Force. RespectAbility is deeply committed to sharing insights, ideas and recommendations from leaders across the country.
Jacqueline has served the people of South Dakota as a teacher and as a state legislator. During her eight years in the South Dakota House of Representatives she has filled a variety of critical leadership roles. During her last term she was Chairwoman of House Education Committee and was a member of House Health and Human Services Committee. In addition, she was a member of the Legislative Planning Committee, the Public Safety Improvement Act Oversight Council, and the Juvenile Justice Reinvestment Initiative Native American Focus Group Together; her experiences provide valuable lessons that can be applied to your work in a variety of sectors.