Executive Director
The Executive Director is hired by the 19- member Board of Directors, and is responsible for all aspects of the operations of the League.

The Executive Director works with member municipalities to answer questions, develops the League budget and action plans for Board approval, works with other members of the staff in presenting workshops and training, serves as the principle lobbyist for the Municipal League, and works with the staff on the production of the monthly South Dakota Municipalities magazine and other publications.

The Executive Director also serves as a point of contact for the eleven affiliate associations of the League, and serves as their Secretary/Treasurer.

The Executive Director, Yvonne Taylor, entered into her current position with the SD Municipal League in 1996.  She has worked as a budget analyst in the SD Bureau of Finance and Management, and started her career as the Director of Research at the SD Municipal League in 1991.  She holds a bachelors degree in English and mass communications and a masters degree in public administration, both from the University of South Dakota.

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