Sep 23, 2019 11:30 AM
Vicki Kerkvliet – Business Resource Network

Vicki Kerkvliet, director of Business Resource Network, will present information about the resources available in our community for businesses employing individuals with disabilities.  Their mission is: “Providing businesses with education, awareness and resources to promote the successful employment of people with disabilities.”

Networking and lunch from 11:30 am - noon with the program beginning at noon. Lunch costs $15, payable at the door. Programs are open to Rotarians and their guests. All programs are recorded and Facebook Live Streamed. Local media are invited to attend to record the session.

Rotary International is one of the premier service organizations in the world. The Rotary Club of Downtown Sioux Falls is among the largest 40 clubs in the world.

About Vicki Kerkvliet:

Vicki Kerkvliet is the Executive Director of Business Resource Network in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Vicki has a B.A. in religion with a minor in psychology from Augustana University. She has worked in the field of disabilities for 27 years striving for full inclusion of people with disabilities in employment, community living and all aspects of society. Vicki was born with the disease Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) and uses a wheelchair for mobility. Vicki is a member of South Dakota RehabACTion, the Sioux Empire Society for Human Resource
Management, the Sioux Falls Development Foundation’s Recruitment Council and the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the South Dakota Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities Board and the USD Health Sciences Advisory Board. Vicki is a Peer Visitor for Independent Living Choices and plays flute at church and other community events. She was Ms. Wheelchair South Dakota in 1998. Vicki also received the Governor’s Award for Outstanding Employee with a Disability in 2000.