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Bill Van Gerpen's Biography
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Bill 'Billy' L. Van Gerpen
Wife: Karen; 2 Children: Shawn, Laura
Masters, Divinity, Southwestern Baptist Seminary, 1979
BSE, Social Science, Southern State College, 1970
Senator, South Dakota State Senate, District 19, 2013-2017
Representative, South Dakota State House of Representatives, 1996-1998, 2000-2004, 2008-2010
Candidate, South Dakota State Senate, District 19, 1998
Member, State Republican Committee, 1993-present
Former Member, Appropriations Committee, South Dakota State Senate
Co-Chair, Republican State Platform Committee, 1996
Member, Sidak Republican Platform Committee, 1996
Pastor, Tyndall Baptist Church, 1985-2007
Lieutenant Colonel, 2006
Chaplain, Air National Guard, 1988-2006
Religious Affairs Coordinator, Springfield Prison, 1988-1995
Academic Instructor, Springfield Prison, 1988-1995
Pastor, Valley City Baptist Church, 1979-1985
Personnel Specialist, United States Air Force, 1970-1976
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, American Legion, 1990-present
Member, South Dakota Cattleman's Association, 2000
Board Member, South Dakota Farm Bureau, 2000
Member, Tyndall Development Corporation, 1999-2000
Member, United States of America Christian Farmers Association, 1998-2000
Member, Bon Homme County School Board, 1988-1996
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