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Mark Puetz named to South Dakota Housing Development Authority board

PIERRE -- Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed Mark Puetz, Mitchell, to the South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) board of commissioners.

Puetz is the owner and project development coordinator for Puetz Corporation. Puetz Corporation is a third-generation, 61-year-old commercial architecture, construction management and construction firm in Mitchell.

Puetz has been involved in several different local committees. He has been a part of the Mitchell Main Street and Beyond Committee for the past six years, most recently as board member and vice chairman. Puetz was a committee member for the Mitchell Chamber Education and Beautification committees and co-chairman for the Focus 2020 Lake Mitchell Committee. Puetz is currently on the advisory council for the Dakota Wesleyan Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) organization and chairman for the Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee.

Puetz and his wife, Katie, have two children, Eliza and James.

Puetz joins current commissioners Linda Barker of Sioux Falls, Brent Dykstra of Fort Pierre, Bill Hansen of Centerville, David Pummel of Belle Fourche, Paul Symens of Amherst and chairman Lloyd Schipper of Pierre.