Jim Hood, ’69
Jim has served on the BHSU Alumni board since 1972, one term as president and three terms as treasurer. He has also been a member of the BHSU Foundation since 1986, serving a two-year term as president. Hood’s involvement at BHSU includes serving on numerous search and screen committees and on the Madeline Young Speaker Series Committee. As a member of the Lawrence County legislative delegation, he played an important role in obtaining authorization and funding for the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center. He also serves as legal counsel to BHSU. He was named the 1990 Friend of Education by the South Dakota Legislature, and was also recognized by the Spearfish Education Association and the state elementary school principals association for his support of education.