City Naming Committee +

Number of Members


Special Qualifications

Board members include: Planning Director (who shall serve as chairperson); Public Works Director; Police Chief; Fire Chief; Parks and Recreation Director; Library Director; and three (3) representatives of the public at large. The three representatives of the public at large shall be appointed with staggered terms by the mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council. The representatives of the public shall serve for a term of three years.

Residency/Registered Voter Requirement

Must be a resident and registered voter of Sioux Falls.

Summary of Duties

Advises the Mayor and City Council regarding the naming, renaming, or commemorative designation of city property, including building facilities and interior spaces thereof.

Meetings: the city naming committee shall meet as such times and places as deemed necessary to address requests.

City Liaison:
Director of Planning & Development Services
City Center
231 North Dakota Avenue 
PO Box 7402
Sioux Falls, SD 57104


City Naming Committee Members

  • Jeff Eckhoff, Director of Planning and Building Services
  • Mark Cotter, Director of Public Works
  • Jon Thume, Police Chief
  • Matt McAreavey, Fire Chief
  • Don Kearney, Director of Parks and Recreation
  • Jodi Fick, Director of Siouxland Libraries

Public at Large Appointees:

  • Amy Pokela - Term Expires - July 2020 to July 2023*
  • Jessica Mundahl - Term Expires - January 2025

* Second Term