District 10

  • Shantel Krebs

    SD State Sentator

    Shantel Krebs, Republican, was elected to serve District 10 in the State House in 2004.  She was then elected to her current seat in the South Dakota Senate for District 10 in 2010.  Shantel is the chairwoman of the Senate Agricultural and Natural Resources committee and also serves on the Health and Transportation committees.  She was chairwoman of the House Transportation committee in 2008-2010.  She was a majority whip in the House and is currently a majority whip in the South Dakota Senate.

    Shantel lives with her husband Mitch on an acreage outside Sioux Falls.  She comes from four generations of farming in South Dkaota as well as business owners in trucking and dealerships.  Shantel was previously employed in the healthcare industry. She owned and operated two retail stores in downtown Sioux Falls and now consults in the retail sector. 

    Senator Krebs graduated from Arlington High School in 1991 and has lived in South Dakota her entire life.  Shantel graduated from Dakota State University with a Business Administration degree. 

    Shantel has served on numerous boards and committees including the Xcel Energy Advisory board, DSU Foundation board, Southeast Council of Governments, Vice Chair of the State Republican Party, SD Symphony Orchestra board, Past President American Business Women's Association, SD Voices for Children, Southeastern Behavioral Health Festival of Trees co-chair, Multiple Sclerosis Society and Leadership Sioux Falls.  Krebs also co-chaired the First Lutheran Church capital campaign.

    Awards she has received include FFA State Farmer Award, American Business Women's Association Woman of the Year, 2004 Southeastern Behavioral Health Donors of the Year, Dakota State University Distinguished Alumnus, 2011 Associated General Contractors Highway Champion, 2011 Association of Townships Friend of Local Government, 2012 South Dakota Farmer's Union Distinguished Legislative Leader and 2012 SD State Fair Legislative Beef Showmanship.  Krebs has spoken at numerous events throughout the Midwest on various topics including women in business, business startup, agricultural issues and leadership development.  Krebs was also selected in 2012 as a national delegate for the American Council of Young Political Leaders to China and Taiwan.  Shantel particularly enjoys raising buffalo and horses, pheasant hunting and playing the saxophone.

  • Don Haggar

    SD State Representative

    My dad was a state legislator, world war 2 veteran, and the owner of a small business. He taught me the value of hard work, the importance of defending our way of life, and a sense of civic responsibility.

    My wife Michele and I were both raised in South Dakota and have been married over 30 years. We have 3 adult children who live in Sioux Falls. My daughter Heather works for Citibank. My son Daniel is a public defender, he and his wife Jennifer are parents to my grandson, kendon. My daughter Jenna is the youngest female legislator in South Dakota history. I have a daughter Emma who is eleven. Our special needs son named Zane who passed away last fall at the age of seven.

    I have an MBA from the University of South Dakota, have worked in the legislature for two years, and have spent most of my adult life in the private sector here in South Dakota. I have owned a small business and work in management for Esurance here in Sioux Falls.

  • Jenna Haggar

    SD State Representative

    Jenna Haggar is a 5th generation South Dakotan. Born in South Dakota's capitol, Pierre. She has lived in Sioux Falls for 17 years, where she resides in the District 15 family home built by her great-grandfather in 1916. Professionally, she is a Certified Chiropractic Assistant and has worked at the same clinic for eight years.

    Jenna has also served as an advocate in the legislature for the rights of unborn babies as well as end of life issues. In 2008 she worked on a United States Senate campaign. In addition to her professional background Jenna has spent time actively serving others. She has volunteered as a chess tutor in area schools and as an English tutor to immigrants in the Sioux Falls region. She has done mission work at various orphanages (within the United States and Mexico). She is a Youth Leadership Mentor through Summit Ministries. Continuing to work throughout the community in various aspects she now serves the people of South Dakota in the House of Representatives and sits on the Education and Health & Human Services committees.