Kneip Joins Brookings Health System Foundation’s Board

  • November 26, 2012

David Kneip
David Kneip

David Kneip of Brookings was elected to the Brookings Health System Foundation’s Board of Trustees at the November board meeting.

Kneip is owner of Best Choice Real Estate, a top realty company in Brookings, SD for 17 years. Born and raised in the Brookings community, he and his wife of 32 years, Sara, have raised four children, all born in Brookings Health System’s hospital.

“I look forward to helping the Foundation support the growth and awareness of Brookings Health System,” said Kneip.

Existing board members Jason Merkley and Ardelle Roberts were re-elected to two year terms through December 2014. Roberta Olson and Bruce Lushbough hold the other two board positions through December 2013.

Olson, Roberts and Merkley were re-elected to the offices of president, vice-president and secretary/treasurer respectively.

Brookings Health System Foundation works to cultivate philanthropic gifts to support charity health care for those less fortunate; health and wellness education; facility, equipment, and technology upgrades; and other needs as they arise at Brookings Health System. For more information about Brookings Health System Foundation or how you may contribute, please contact Foundation Officer Barb Anderson at (605) 696-8855 or

About Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed Brookview Manor nursing home, and Brookhaven Estates apartments. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, and extended care services. The emergency room is staffed 24 hours a day and provides around the clock medical-nursing care for patient needs ranging from minor injuries to life threatening crises. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at