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Spencer Hawley's Biography

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Full Name:

Spencer Hawley

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Barbara; 4 Children: Ryan, Shari, Jay, Aaron

Birth Place:

Armour,SD

Home City:

Brookings, SD

Religion:

Lutheran

Graduated, political science/economics, South Dakota State University

Minority Leader, South Dakota State House of Representatives, 2015-2019

Representative, South Dakota State House of Representatives, 2011-2019

Appointed Member, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission, 2003-2010

Former Member, Commerce and Energy Committee, South Dakota State House of Representatives

Former Member, Joint Committee on Legislative Procedure, South Dakota State House of Representatives

Former Member, Legislative Procedure Committee, South Dakota State House of Representatives

Former Member, State Affairs Committee, South Dakota State House of Representatives

Served on, the Brookings City Board of Appeals, 1986-present

Insurance Agent, Jim Long & Associates Agency of Brookings and Huron, 1977-present

Owner, Hawley Insurance Services

Served with the, South Dakota Army National Guard

Promoted to Colonel, South Dakota Army National Guard, July 10, 2000

President, Brookings Region, National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, 1979-present

Member, American Legion

Past President,of the South Dakota State University, Army Reserve Officer's Training Corps West Point of the Plains Association

Member, Ascension Lutheran Church

Board of Directors, Brookings Advance Foundation

Past President, Brookings Chamber of Commerce

Past Chairman, Brookings Economic Development Corporation

Member, Brookings/South Dakota Wildlife Federation

Member, Ducks Unlimited

Regional Representative, Employer Support for the Guards and Reserves

Member, Government Affairs committee

Member/Past State President, Independent Insurance Agents of South Dakota

Member, Military Affairs committee

Member, Military Officer Assocation

member/past Exalted Ruler, of Brookings Elk Lodge

Member, Pheasants Forever

Member, South Dakota World Affairs Council

Past President, the National Guard Association of South Dakota

Awards:

He was also a past recipient of the Gilbert T. Gilbertson Agent of the Year award for the Brookings Association and in 2009 received the Edward Downs Memorial award as agent of the year in South Dakota from the SD National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors.

Hawley's military awards include the Legion of Merit & Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters.

Hobbies or Special Talents:

flying, hunting, golfing, skiing, snowmobiling, and spending time at the lake.

Number of Grandchildren:

4 Grandchildren

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