|Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender will join us on October 18th to talk about his leadership style and his experience serving as mayor.
Steve Allender is a native South Dakotan, and was raised in a military family. After his father retired from the Air Force, his family moved to Belle Fourche, where Steve attended grade school through high school.
He began his career in law enforcement in 1983 working for the Belle Fourche Police Department. In 1985 he joined the Rapid City Police Department and spent the next 29 years serving as a patrol officer, detective, sergeant, crime lab director, lieutenant, captain and eventually chief of police. He retired from the RCPD in May 2014.
In June, 2015 Steve was elected Mayor of Rapid City.
Steve holds a bachelor’s degree in management from NAU and has attended the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA.
He is married to his high school sweetheart, Shirley and they have two adult children and two grandchildren.
Please join us on October 18th at 11:30 AM at the The Rushmore Hotel. To reserve your seat, please RSVP online. Tickets are just $20, and you can pay online by following the link above. While you can pay at the door, we will have limited walk-in seats available on the day of the event.