VCDC Board of Directors

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Meet the 2024 VCDC Board of Directors!

Executive Committee:

Joe Hoose, Chair

Andy Schulz, Vice Chair

Jeff Erickson, Past Chair

Katey Ulrich, Secretary

Open, Treasurer

Joe Hoose

Chair of the Board

USD Foundation

Executive Director of Talent Management & Administration

Andy Schulz

Vice Chair of the Board

First Bank & Trust Vermillion

Community Bank President

Serving: 2023-2025

Jeff Erickson

Past Chair of the Board

Erickson Solutions Group

President & CEO

Katey Ulrich

USD Appointed Seat

Knudson School of Law – Director of Admissions

XIX Brewing CompanyCo-Owner

Damon Alvey

Vermillion School District Appointed Seat

Vermillion School District


Geoffrey Gray-Lobe

County Appointed Seat

Clay County

Clay County Commissioner

Dustin Sockness

Polaris, Inc.

Distribution Center Manager

Serving: 2022-2024

Gregg Peters

ACE Hardware


Serving: 2022-2024

John Prescott

City Appointed Seat

City of Vermillion

City Manager

Jon Cole

City Appointed Seat

Farm Bureau Financial Services – Jon Cole Agency

City of Vermillion

Mayor of Vermillion (’22-’26)

Veronica Schmidt

Sanford Vermillion Medical Center

Senior Director

Serving: 2023

Bekki Engquist-Schroeder

Wynie Mae’s AVEDA Salon and Spa


Jessi Hanson

Maloney Real Estate

Realtor and Property Manager