Dr. Priscilla Romkema, dean of the College of Business and Technology at Black Hills State University, has been appointed vice chairman of the Zonta International Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship Committee for 2010-2012 biennium.

Romkema recently served as Zonta International District 12 Governor (states of South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado) during the 2008-2010 biennium and is a member of the Zonta Club of Spearfish.

Founded in 1919, Zonta International is a global organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy. With more than 31,000 members belonging to more than 1,200 Zonta Clubs in 66 countries and geographic areas, Zontians all over the world volunteer their time, talents and support to local and international service projects, as well as scholarship programs aimed at fulfilling Zonta's mission and objectives.

Established in 1998 from a generous bequest by Jane M. Klausman, a member of the Zonta Club of Syracuse, New York, the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship is awarded annually to women pursuing undergraduate or master's degrees in business management.

For more information on the Zonta Club of Spearfish, please check out the Zonta Club of Spearfish on Facebook, or contact Sue Konstant, president of the Zonta Club of Spearfish, at 641-9591.