Former First Lady Named Deputy Secretary
by Tom Hanson, Anchor
August 15, 2012 7:49 PM
South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant has hired a former first lady as his second in command.
Patricia Miller will serve as South Dakota’s Deputy Secretary of State. Miller is the wife of former Governor Walter Dale Miller. He was Governor of South Dakota from 1993 to 1995.
Pat Miller is currently president of the South Dakota Historical Foundation. She also served as Chief Executive Officer of Easter Seals of South Dakota. Gant says Pat Miller has extensive experience as an administrator in business and state government.
The Secretary of State's office supervises elections and is in charge of official state documents.
A release from Gant says Miller begins her new job as Deputy Secretary of State on Sept. 4.