Secretary Kim Vanneman and her husband, Clint, own and operate Vanneman Farms, north of Winner, SD. Their century farm is a diversified farming operation, including row crops, small grains, feeder pigs, a commercial beef cow herd, and a feedlot. She is a former member of the South Dakota House of Representatives from 2007-2013, serving on the Ag and Natural Resources committee all 6 years. Before coming to the South Dakota Department of Agriculture, she served as a director for Farm Credit Services of America, Farm Credit Council, Farm Credit Foundations and FCC Services. Vanneman and her husband have three children and four grandchildren.